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Dunn Museum

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Plan Your Visit

Hours and Admission

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Gallery Hours

Tue, Thu, Sat: 10 am–3:30 pm 
Timed Tickets Available: 10–11:30 am, 12–1:30 pm, 2–3:30 pm
Closed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday; Tuesday, April 6.
Special Hours: Open 10 am–3:30 pm on Wednesday, March 24 and Friday March 26.



Purchase timed entry tickets online. Prepaid online limit of 16 people per time slot. Limited walk-in availability. May sign-up for next available time slot at the front desk.

The Museum will close between each time slot for cleaning and disinfecting. View safety protocols here.

Before you arrive, please read our Visitor Code of Conduct.

Purchase Tickets

General Admission

Resident Nonresident  
$6 $10 Adults
$3 $6 Seniors ages 62 and up. Free admission during the month of October.
$3 $6 Youth ages 4–17 (limit 10 youth per adult), students ages 18–25 (with proper identification)
FREE FREE Children ages 3 and under

Discount Tuesdays

Resident Nonresident  
$3 $5 Adults
$1.50 $3 Seniors ages 62 and up
$1.50 $3 Youth ages 4–17 (with five to 10 youth per adult), students ages 18–25 (with proper identification)
FREE FREE Youth ages 4–17 (limit four youth per adult)
FREE  FREE  Children ages 3 and under

Visitor Loyalty Program

Earn FREE admission on future visits to the Dunn Museum.

How it works:

  1. Complete a sign-up card at the Museum to activate your loyalty account
  2. Earn one FREE admission for every four regularly priced Adult/Senior admissions purchased
  3. Rewards are redeemable on your next visit

Site Maps

View Gallery map » and Parking map »

Getting Here

The Dunn Museum is located in the General Offices of the Lake County Forest Preserves at 1899 West Winchester Road between Route 45 and Butterfield Road in Libertyville. The entrance is on the south side of the building. Once you turn south onto Technology Way, follow signs to Dunn Museum. 


Gift Shop

The Dunn Museum Gift Shop offers a selection of items inspired by the history and culture of Lake County, including books, posters, notecards, photos, jewelry, apparel and other custom products. Items created by local artisans are also featured in the shop.

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Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 West Winchester Road | Libertyville IL 60048
847-968-3400 | 847-526-0024 fax