Chicago Great Western Railway Depot MuseumPlanetary Studies Foundation Earth & Space Science Museum1876 Banwarth House & MuseumElizabeth Historical Museum

Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum

The Depot museum is located in a former Chicago Great Western Railway station and focuses on the the railroads of northwestern Illinois, prioritizing the Chicago Great Western. The Depot Museum also has an extensive library with over one-thousand railroad books and thousands of railroad artifacts displayed in the museum's collection.
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1876 Banwarth House & Museum

Step back in time to 1876, when Grant was president and Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire. Enjoy an informative guided tour of the Banwarth Family Home and experience what everyday life was like during America's centennial year.
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Elizabeth Historical Museum

The museum houses over four-thousand local history artifacts including exhibits on lead mining and farming. Many special exhibits hold local flavor with artifacts from area businesses, schools, and churches. Also home to an extensive collection of military artifacts, featuring numerous items from local veterans.
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