West End Walking Tour – New Wine Tasting Option Available!

The La Grange Area Historical Society is pleased to announce the return of the West End walking tour with John Burns on September 9th and 10th.  The tour will focus on La Grange’s west end and will provide tour goers with some surprising tales of the village near Stone Avenue Station. New this year, we are

Blind Pig Social August 1st at 1416

The La Grange Area Historical Society has teamed up with fourteensixteen restaurant for the “Cooler in La Grange” promotion sponsored by the LGBA. Our cooler is painted with a Blind Pig theme, and we invite you to come to fourteensixteen on August 1st to celebrate with us!  Members are encouraged to bring their friends and

La Grange Park Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

In conjunction with La Grange Park's 125th Anniversary Celebration the La Grange Area Historical Society will be highlighting the history of La Grange Park during museum hours on Saturday, July 15th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.   There will be a special viewing of a video about the founding of La Grange Park throughout museum

Stone Avenue Station Plaque Dedication

The LaGrange Area Historical Society Invites You To The Dedication of a Plaque Honoring the Restoration of the Stone Avenue Station Join Us at the Station Monday July 10th At Ten O’ Clock in the Morning Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to lagrangehistory@sbcglobal.net " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]

New Summer Hours!

During the summer, the museum will be open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  This is in addition to our regular hours on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and the last Sunday of each month from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Access to the museum is also available by appointment.  There

Heart of La Grange: Then and Now Walking Tour on June 11th.

A John Burns walking tour of the historic 5th Ave/La Grange Rd. will be taking place on Sunday, June 11th from 1:30 - 3:00 pm.  The tour will begin at the La Grange Rd. train station and conclude at the La Grange Public Library.  Space is limited.  Purchase tickets Here.  

“Cooler in La Grange” Celebration

Join us on Tuesday June 6th from 5:00-9:00 pm at Fourteensixteen Restaurant! The La Grange Area Historical Society has teamed up with fourteensixteen restaurant for the "Cooler in La Grange" promotion sponsored by the LGBA. Our cooler is painted with a Blind Pig theme, and we invite you to come to fourteensixteen on June 6th

Frank Lloyd Wright Walk Tour Scheduled for May 21st

Our popular Frank Lloyd Wright tour of LaGrange will be offered May 21st, 2017. This two-hour walking tour will take you to four of the Frank Lloyd Wright homes in LaGrange. Historical Society member, John Burns will lead these tours rain or shine. Tours will start and end at the Vial Museum. Participants should wear

Rock n’ Roll 50’s Style at the Historical Society’s Tea with your Doll

Come learn about sock hops and Rock n’ Roll while enjoying 50’s style snacks and tea. We will be featuring American Girl Doll, Maryellen Larkin and raffling off American Girl themed prizes. This event is for Girls ages 5 and up and must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Dolls and other lovies are welcome,