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Oak Park River Forest Museum

Open Now: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Don't miss this 1898 firehouse, history collection or current exhibit

The Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest converted this 1898 firehouse into a perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SKB17
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Oak Park, Illinois
Great history of Oak Park and River Forest

Visited with some friends I went to Oak Park River Forest with. I haven't lived in Oak Park since... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Mary_Gums
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 weeks ago
“Don't miss this 1898 firehouse, history collection or current exhibit”
4 Dec 2017
“Great history of Oak Park and River Forest”
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From architecture and the arts to social activism and science, you'll discover the fascinating and inspiring stories that attract visitors to the villages of Oak Park and River Forest from around the world.
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129 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60302-2662
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest converted this 1898 firehouse into a perfect venue for their collections. The building itself (opened in 2017) is fascinating as they were able to restore many features of the original firehouse. The current exhibit: "The Legacy...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Visited with some friends I went to Oak Park River Forest with. I haven't lived in Oak Park since 1990, but this museum is full of fun memories. From the signs on one wall of place long gone (like Logos bookstore), to the old card...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This museum is located in an old firehouse and has an extensive collection of items related to Oak Park as well as information on famous residents. Robert, the volunteer working there the day we visited, offered a wealth of information on the exhibits as well...More

Thank Jean L
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