What's new at the museum

Spring Programs Announced

Think spring with the Historical Society's slate of upcoming programs! We have lectures, tours and even a movie premiere. Registration is now open online or by calling 847.234.5253.


Scots of Lake Forest Movie Premiere | April 11

Join us for the premiere of the film The Scots of Lake Forest, presented in collaboration with the Illinois St. Andrew Society. The hour-long video touches on many of the almost 1,000 native born Scots and their children who helped establish Lake Forest. The movie will be screened at Lake Forest Academy, home of Scotsman J. Ogden Armour. More...




exciting news! LFLBHS Purchases Building For Museum

The Historical Society has found a future home. We have purchased the former Church of Christ Scientist at 509 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, for use as a history museum. Find out more in our press release.