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Celebrate the Season with up to 70% Off at Dunn Museum's Gift Shop


The Gift Shop at the Bess Bower Dunn Museum in Libertyville is hosting a festive discount sale until December 31. Enjoy a 25% reduction on all items, with certain products marked down as much as 70%.

Explore an array of merchandise that celebrates Lake County's heritage and traditions, including unique jewelry, playful toys, informative books, artistic posters, clothing and various other items. Many dinosaur items, relating to the special exhibition, Dinosaurs: Fossils Exposed, are also for sale. 

The nationally accredited Dunn Museum—a distinction held by only 3% of American museums—cares for a treasure trove of history about our region. Other area accredited museums include the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Science & Industry.

Lake County’s natural and cultural history is brought to life through a balance of interactive exhibitions, authentic artifacts, reproductions and audiovisual displays.

Visitors are invited to take a chronological walk through Lake County’s past from prehistoric times to the present. Each gallery includes a touch screen that directs visitors to different forest preserves to see firsthand where history took place. The Lake County Forest Preserves operates the Museum.

The Dunn Museum is located in the General Offices of the Lake County Forest Preserves at 1899 W. 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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