Historical Museum

The museum is operated by the volunteer Villa Park Historical Society board in partnership with the Village of Villa Park

Villa Park Historical Museum Permanent Displays

  • Artifacts donated by residents depicting life in Villa Park
  • MuseumKeepsakes from the closed Ovaltine Factory
  • Chicago, Aurora, & Elgin railroad memorabilia

Resource Center

The Villa Park Historical Preservation Commission has created a Resource Center that is available for the community to use. The collection includes:

  • Architectural house styles
  • How to research your home
  • Information about Sears mail order houses
  • and more...

Please call 630-941-0223 for more information.

The Third Rail Gift Shop 

  • Inexpensive train items
  • Historical and novelty items
  • Selection of books

Grandmas Attic 

Grandma’s Attic features gently used resale items. You might even find an antique or two among them. Some of the items for sale include:

  • Books (No textbooks or encyclopedias)
  • Glassware
  • Dishes
  • Vases
  • Knickknacks
  • Seasonal Decorations
We also have some children’s items, all at reasonable prices. All items have been donated by members and residents of the community. Donations are welcome anytime. Call the museum at 630-941-0223 or drop off items during museum hours. No clothing is accepted.