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Address: 315 W Front St Fl 2, Wheaton, IL 60187-5015
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Small but interesting...

A very small unpretentious museum with local history exhibits but also interesting rotating exhibits. Don't let the location and small size fool you, it is a delightful way to... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
C0lley
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Chicago, Illinois
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

VERY, VERY small. Not worth your time. We had hoped to find an informative venue for the history of Wheaton, Illinois and were sorely disappointed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

A very small unpretentious museum with local history exhibits but also interesting rotating exhibits. Don't let the location and small size fool you, it is a delightful way to spend 1-2 hours exploring area's history.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

The Center for History is not the County History Museum on the corner in downtown Wheaton. This is formerly the Wheaton History Center and they are located above Gino's Pizza in downtown Wheaton in a beautiful facility with wonderful exhibits. The keeper of Wheaton History and much more, they have the largest exhibit of the disaster of the EASTLAND (... More 

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