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Experience Local History

Try an I-Spy, play a game, pick up a Passport to Adventure or stroll through beautiful Heritage Park! Free activities available during regular museum hours.

Remembering Our Veterans - November 1-December 2

Explore local history through an extensive display of rarely seen military artifacts selected from the museum’s permanent collection. Open daily during regular museum hours. Free.

Veterans Day Open House - November 11

Veterans are encouraged to stop in and enjoy an open house in their honor during the annual Remembering Our Veterans exhibit during regular hours. Free.

Research & Archives

Want to dig deeper into area history? Stop in during open research and archive hours Thursdays 10:00am-5:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm.

Museum Store

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

  • 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 a community museum open to the public and an archive of local Oswegoland history. The Oswegoland Heritage Association operates the museum in partnership with the Oswegoland Park District. Step in and take a step back in time.