What's new at the museum

exhibit: Market Squared | June-September

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Market Square by visiting our exhibit "Market Squared: Ten Decades of Business and Beauty." The exhibit is located in each Market Square shop window, as well as outdoors at the East Lake Forest Train Station. More...

history on the move

We are thrilled to partner with Fred Wacker for History on the Move. This September, Fred will be one of 120 participants in "Motorcycle Cannonball 2016: The Race of the Century," a coast-to-coast motorcycle run. And only motorcycles manufactured in 1916 or earlier can participate! Fred will be on his 1913 Indian motorcycle, the very same model used by WWI couriers dashing across the frontlines. Be a part of this unique, historic event.

the Gem - all the news of 1966

Travel back to the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff of 50 years ago with our annual historic mock newspaper, The GemRead it online.