Plan a Visit to The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest 
From architecture and the arts to social activism and science, you'll discover the fascinating and inspiring stories that attract visitors here from around the world.

The new Oak Park River Forest Museum is located at 129 Lake Street, an 1898 Oak Park Landmark building at the southeast corner of Lake Street and Lombard Avenue. Conveniently located just nine miles from the Chicago Loop, The Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest is easily accessible by train, el, bus, and car.