Our new Museum opens in June!

After nearly two years of construction, the carpenters and painters are finishing up their work, and we are preparing to open our doors to regular hours of operation. Mark your calendars for these upcoming events and celebrate the once-in-a-generation opening of the newest museum in the oldest public building in Oak Park.

Wednesday June 28 will begin our regular hours of operation. For more information check our Hours page.

Saturday, September 16, save the date for the OPRF Museum Grand Opening Celebration, which will include the unveiling of a custom-made replica front door and additional surprises!

Sunday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Oak Park River Forest Museum will be participating in Open House Chicago.


Sunday, October 22 at 1 p.m. will be our annual Cemetery Walk


Sunday, December 3 from 1 to 4 p.m., we will have a Holiday Open house.