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Early Life in Lake County

APlaceCalledLakeCountyAge 4–Grade 2, Illinois Learning Standards

Explore the lives of early settler children by learning about their chores, entertainment, and community through object-based inquiry and hands-on experiences.


This program is offered throughout the school year. Our staff and programs are packed and ready to travel to your school. This program is also available as a field trip at the Dunn Museum.


$60 first program ($80 nonresident) 45 minutes, 30 people/group max.
$40 additional programs ($55 nonresident)  


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3400 or by email. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »