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Current Hours

The museum gallery is closed for renovation. Front desk, museum store and Roger Matile Room Valentine exhibit hours are 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday and Sunday 12pm-5pm. Research hours are Thursday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-12pm and by appointment.

Museum Store

Collectible gifts are available in the Museum Store. Visit the Museum during regular hours to shop or view items for sale online.

Valentine Make & Take - Feb 9 & 10

Create a handmade Valentine for someone special! Stop in anytime between 12:30 – 3:30 pm. Children must attend with an adult. Pre-registration is recommended but walk-in registration at the door is welcome. Suitable for ages 3+. Free!

The History of Tallgrass Prairie & Bison in NE IL - March 16

Explore this topic with Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Archaeologist and Tribal Liaison Joe Wheeler, 1:30-2:30pm. Pre-registration is recommended but walk-in registration at the door is welcomed. $5.00 R/N

Changes Underway at the Little White School Museum

The museum EXHIBIT gallery is closed for the construction and installation of an exciting new gallery design. Ceiling, lighting and painting updates are expected soon!

  • The Little White School Museum Welcomes You

    The Little White School Museum located at 72 Polk Street in downtown Oswego, IL holds the rich history of the community and reflects the spirit of its early residents. Built as a church in 1850, then used as a school until the mid 1960’s, the building is now owned by the Oswegoland Park District. The Oswegoland Heritage Association operates the museum which is open to the public and is an archive of local Oswegoland history. Step in and take a step back in time.