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Beyond Grandma’s Attic: The Making of an Exhibit this Thursday

The DeKalb County History Center recently opened their new exhibit, “Beyond Grandma’s Attic.” There are many interesting artifacts on display, but ever wonder how...

ISM Launches “Story of Illinois” Website as Part of Illinois Bicentennial...

The Illinois State Museum (ISM) is highlighting artifacts that tell the story of Illinois' rich heritage as part of the state's Bicentennial celebration. They...

The DeKalb County History Center Collection is Growing

The DeKalb County History Center (DCHC) has already started to receive donations from communities throughout the county. Their first donation was connected to the...

Come Learn More about Caring for your Collections

During these winter days, many of us are stuck indoors working on our inside “to do” list. Many times this includes going through those...

The Smithsonian is coming to Sycamore!

Illinois Humanities recently announced the sites selected for Crossroads: Change in Rural America, a new Museum on Main Street exhibition produced by the Smithsonian...

Daily Life in Sycamore, 1950-1969 at Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch Thursday

There are many amazing stories in Sycamore’s history connected to famous people and important events. However, sometimes ordinary daily life can be equally entertaining...

Learn More About Queen Anne Style in Sycamore!

The Sycamore residential area contains more than 200 buildings which record the radical style change that developed in late 19th to early 20th century...

Celebrate Fall with the Sycamore History Museum

When you think of fall apples often come to mind. This Saturday, October 14 make those thoughts part of a fun family activity. The...

Brown Bag lunch features sneak preview of Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes...

The Sycamore History Museum is proud to announce that the theme of the 2017 Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour is “Porches of Sycamore!” As...

Our House is Your House! The Gurler House: 160 Years at...

This month's Local Lore series will present, 'Bringing the Little House Back to Life'. Learn the history of the Gurler family in DeKalb, the...

“Harvesting Garden Vegetables” at SHM’s Last Story Time of Season

As we move into the last days of summer, it is time to start harvesting some wonderful garden vegetables. The Sycamore History Museum is...

Rockin’ for the Reptiles this Saturday!

It’s the Museum's favorite time of year again, where they rock out for the reptiles! Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History for one...