Des Plaines History Center Hours
Open to the public,
Tuesdays - Fridays, 10am - 5pm,
and Sundays, 1-4pm
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.
- 9th Annual Spring Fun Fair - Saturday, May 21, at Mountain View Adventure Center
- Taste of Des Plaines - Friday-Saturday, June 17-18, downtown Des Plaines -- History Center open Saturday, 12-5pm!
- "Our History" Independence Day Parade - Monday, July 4, parade route proceeds along Center Street in Des Plaines
- 8th Annual Fall Fest - Friday-Sunday, September 16-18, at Lake Park
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