The DuPage County Historical Museum is housed in what was formerly known as the Adams Memorial Library. The building was erected in 1891 by John Quincy Adams as a gift to the community of Wheaton in memory of his late wife, Marilla Phipps Adams. Designed by Charles Sumner Frost in the Richardsonion Romanesque style, the building was added to the National Register in 1981. In the 1960s the DuPage County Historical Society recognized the availability of the building as a new and more spacious
102 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
ALBUQUERQUE LITTLE THEATRE
The DuPage County Historical Museum is open seven days a week year-round.
Monday-Friday | 9:30am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday | 12- 4pm
The Museum will be closed during the following days/holidays:
New Year’s Day
Day After Thanksgiving
New Year’s Eve
We are located at the corner of Main and Wesley Streets in downtown Wheaton, one block north of the Metra railroad tracks and near the Wheaton Public Library.
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