Upcoming Programs

New Programs and Events

Amazing Exhibitions

Visit the museum for great exhibitions that appeal to all ages. Embracing Change: The Growth of Grayslake explores our community’s history from the earliest years to the present. Sounds, Smells, & a Smokestack: Remembering Grayslake Gelatin tells the story of Grayslake’s longest running factory. Grayslake Bars and Prohibition shares Grayslake’s spirited past from early saloons through Prohibition to today’s vibrant bar scene. The museum’s Annex houses the Grayslake Historical Society’s collection of oversized artifacts and agricultural implements, including an 1890s hearse and a kerosene wagon.

Exciting Programs

To learn more about genealogy, live music, living history, and other events at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum, visit our Events Calendar.