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Historic Pleasant Home

Explore the opulent 30-room mansion designed by prominent Prarie School architect, Geroge H. Maher. Located on the second floor of Pleasant Home, the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest Museum includes a period bedroom, children'

Oak Park, IL Historic Homes

Lake Theatre

On April 11, 1936, the Lake Theatre opened with a single screen, and a seating capacity of 1,420. Designed by world-renowned architect Thomas Lamb, the Lake is a prime example of art deco style. When Classic Cinemas took over the Lake in 1981

Oak Park, IL Historic Theatres

Wonder Works - A Children's Museum

Write a screenplay. Milk a cow. Paint your masterpiece. At Wonder Works kids up to age 10 can enjoy hands-on exhibits while learning valuable skills such as problem solving, cooperation and exploration. Wonder Works is 6,400

Oak Park, IL Learning Centers

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

Unity Temple is the last surviving major public building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School period. It is considered one of the most complex and exciting buildings in 20

Oak Park, IL Architecture

Ernest Hemingway Museum

Explore displays featuring rare photos of Hemingway, his childhood diary, letters, early writings and other memorabilia. Enjoy videos documenting the author'

Oak Park, IL Museums

Things to do Famous Homes near Oak Park, IL

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

Visit the victorian home where Nobel Prize-winning author, Ernest Hemingway, was born in 1899 and learn about his early famil...

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

This unusual complex served as Wright's private residence and studio from 1889-1909. Here he raised his 6 children. He design...