Family Programs

Passport to Adventure Program

The Little White School Museum is a participating location in the KDRMA (Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association) Passport to Adventure Program. Stop in to the museum and pick up a passport today! Begin or continue your adventure through local museums, nature centers, galleries and more. Great fun for any age all year long! Passports available daily during regular museum hours. For more information visit the KDRMA Passport to Adventure website. The 2019-2020 program continues through April 30, 2020.


Oswego Heirloom Project

Do you have a treasured family heirloom with its own story to tell? Artifacts tell their own tales while having the power to capture a moment in time. Let your story become a chapter in Oswego’s history! Schedule a time to meet with Little White School Museum assistant Amy Dahn to share your unique history and story. Email Tina at to coordinate a time to visit the museum with your heirloom to be photographed and to tell its tale. Additional details will be sent via email once an appointment has been scheduled.


Special Exhibit: “At Home in Oswego’s Past”

Discover the home life of Oswego are residents during the late 19th and 20th centuries through this special exhibit featuring seldom-seen items from the museum’s extensive collections. Designed by museum volunteer Stephanie Just and mounted by museum staff and volunteers, exhibit highlights include photographs, documents, and artifacts ranging from vintage textiles to furniture owned and manufactured in Oswego. All ages are welcome at this free event open daily during regular museum hours. Hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association in partnership with the Oswegoland Park District.

March 7– April 5

Mother’s Day Make & Take Activity

Honor your mom with a special bouquet of hand-made paper flowers made by you! Since flowers have long been a Mother’s Day tradition, this is a wonderful opportunity to create different types of paper flowers to give to that special person. Stop by anytime between 12:30-3:30pm to participate. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-in registration at the door is welcome. Hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association in partnership with the Oswegoland Park District. Suitable for ages 3+ with an adult. Free.

Saturday May 2 12:30-3:30pm

Sunday May 3 12:30-3:30pm