Downers Grove Park District Museum
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To find out what life was like in Downers Grove during its early years, visit the Downers Grove Historical Museum on Maple Avenue. Housed in the historic Blodgett family Victorian mansion, this museum is full of facts and artifacts from the 1800s. From the icebox to the parlor games, you'll experience how different life was before electricity and computers. Also check out the second Blodgett family house that was a stop for the Underground Railroad.
831 Maple Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515
- Hours: Public tours: Sun - Fri, 1pm - 3pm. Group tours: Mon - Fri, by appoinment only. Office hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pm.