Des Plaines History Center Hours
Open to the public,
Tuesdays - Fridays, 10am - 5pm,
and Sundays, 1-4pm
Des Plaines has had many mottos over the years. While the debate over the best or favorite one continues, take a stroll back in time as we feature this circa 1924 logo on a handsome t-shirt. Buy one today to express your unbound enthusiasm for Des Plaines or send one as a hopeful message to a distant friend or relative!
Programs at the History Center
Take a look at what's coming up, including Afternoon Adventures each Wednesday this summer and monthly Coffee Talk programs with interesting topics!
Exhibits & special projects
Interested in a group tour? Click here to fill out a tour request form
Your membership with the Des Plaines History Center provides you with regular news and updates on upcoming events and programs, a subscription to the Cobweb, opportunities to meet and talk with others who share your interest in history, and membership discounts. Not only that, it's also a great way to support the History Center!
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2016 Community Events
The Des Plaines History Center participates in community events throughout the year. More information on these events will be coming soon.
- "Our History" Independence Day Parade - Monday, July 4, parade route proceeds along Center Street in Des Plaines--Catch the Des Plaines History Center in the parade!
- 8th Annual Fall Fest - Friday-Sunday, September 16-18, at Lake Park
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