About Us

We're taking history to a whole new level!

Our vibrant museum campus is a cultural destination and resource that is free and open to the public. We welcome visitors of all ages to enjoy our unique programs and exhibits, participate in our education initiatives and engage in cutting-edge conversations that link the past with the present. 

Mission & History

The History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff has been home to the stories of our community for more than 45 years.

Board of Directors

We're proud to have a hard-working, engaged board of twenty seven members who meet monthly and serve on organization committees.


Meet our team of six professionals that bring a variety of expertise and passion to their roles.

Annual Report

Information on annual reports, 990 forms, and recent History Center news. 

Contact Us

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