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Dunn Museum

Plan Your Visit

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We continue to follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 and work in close coordination with the Lake County Health Department and other local partners.


General Admission

Age Resident   Nonresident    
Seniors 62+ $3 $6  
Adults 18+ $6 $10  
Students 18–25    $3 $6 *With student ID
Youth 4–17 $3 $6 *Limit 10 per adult
3 & Under     FREE FREE  


Half off admission on Tuesdays and up to four FREE youth per adult!


Gallery Hours

Tuesday: 10 am–4:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am–4:30 pm
 

On the first and third Thursdays of every month, enjoy FREE programs and admission from 5–8 pm. Sponsored by USG. View Programs»

Saturday: 10 am–4:30 pm
Sunday: 12–4:30 pm

Upcoming Special Hours

Feb 12: Lincoln's Birthday 10 am–4:30 pm
Feb 19: Presidents Day 10 am–4:30 pm

2024 Special Hours

Mar 25–29: Spring Break 10 am–4:30 pm
May 27: Memorial Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Jun 19: Juneteenth Closed
Jul 4: Independence Day Closed
Sep 2: Labor Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Oct 11: Special Open Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Oct 14: Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Nov 11: Veterans Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Nov 15: Special Open Day 10 am–4:30 pm
Nov 28–29: Thanksgiving Closed
Dec 24–25: Christmas Closed
Dec 26–31: Winter Break 10 am–4:30 pm

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On Exhibit Now

Managing Healthy Landscapes
February 10–April 7 | Open in-person
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Coming Soon

Celebrating Cicadas
April 27–August 4 | Open in-person and virtually
Learn More»


Visitor Loyalty Program

Earn FREE admission on future visits to the Dunn Museum. To secure your future free admission:

  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

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. 
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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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Contact

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