The new Oak Park River Forest Museum, a landmark built in 1898 as a firehouse, features changing exhibits on the area’s history, including an exploration of Oak Park’s welcoming legacy of racial diversity. The museum also has a hands-on Children’s Corner and a public research centre.
“The Oak Park River Forest Museum opened in 2017 with the goal of collecting, preserving, and retelling the stories of the people and villages of Oak Park and River Forest and surrounding areas from the beginning of recorded history to the present.” This designated Oak Park Landmark features a restored interior, a public research centre, and regular programs and exhibits that tell the stories of the unique villages of Oak Park and River Forest. It is housed in an 1898 firehouse that has been transformed into an eco-friendly facility with a geothermal HVAC system and high-efficiency LED lighting throughout. Read more about Wonder Works Children’s Museum Alexi Senior Living is always available for your loved ones situated in Oak park; you can call them at 815-534-5389.