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Fall into some cool local history! Stop in to discover Oswego’s rich history in our main gallery room and check out our temporary exhibits on display in the Roger Matile Room! Click here to see our new fall hours and details.

Oswego Christmas Walk - December 3

While enjoying the downtown festivities, make your way to the museum for holiday music from some of the area’s Junior High choirs. Warm up in the historic Roger Matile Room and stroll through the award-winning museum gallery to complete your visit to this beloved community event. Click here for the evening’s schedule of events.

A Christmas Carol Radio Show - December 4 & 5

Ebenezer Scrooge is a cynical old curmudgeon with little patience for holiday cheer all around him during the Christmas season. After a Christmas Eve visit from several ghosts, Scrooge must confront his own beliefs and isolationism, and discover for himself the true mean of the holidays. Tickets can be purchased here.

Winter Programming

Looking for something fun to do this winter? The museum has several fun programs planned, so come warm up and learn about your local history. There’s something for all ages! Event descriptions, times, and registration can be found here.

  • 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.