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Experience an award winning gallery, try an I-Spy activity, play a game, pick up a Passport to Adventure or shop for unique merchandise right in the heart of Oswego.

Early Industrial Development Along the Fox River - Feb 29

Discover some of the earliest business owners along the Fox River with architect, planner and historian Michael Lambert. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk in registration the day of the program is welcome. $5.00 R/N. 1:30pm-2:30pm.

At Home in Oswego's Past - Opening March 7

Discover the home life of Oswego are residents during the late 19th and 20th centuries through photographs, documents, and artifacts ranging from vintage textiles to furniture owned and manufactured in Oswego. Open daily during regular museum hours March 7-April 5. Free.

Research & Archives

Want to dig deeper into area history? Stop in during open research and archive hours Thursdays and Saturdays or call 630.554.2999 for an appointment.

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.