At 227 Monee Road, Park Forest, IL  (inside St. Mary's Catholic Church).

Step Back into the 1950s With Us!


The 1950s Park Forest House Museum interprets

an original home as it might have been, 1948-1953.

Operated by the Park Forest Historical Society. 

Photograph is of the Museum Entrance door at St. Mary's.

The museum sign in the window may be other colors.


Museum Hours Wednesday and Saturday 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.: or small groups by appointment.

Closed January and most major holidays.
Group and School tours by appointment. Consult this page for special openings.

$5 for adults;  12 & under free with a paying adult

Group rates negotiable for large tours, school and scout field trips.

We need financial help with expenses of our new museum site. The Park Forest Historical Society is accepting donations to "Adopt a Month of Rent."

Rent for the museum is $400 (June 1, 2015). If you can make a donation toward rent for $400 per month please email the society or phone  Michael Gans, 708-305-3308. 

CSCVB LogoBook motel rooms thru this link and we get credit for bringing you here! Accommodations near the museum.
Our restaurant list : More accomodations and restaurant suggestions are available on the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau Website.

PFHS website design supported by a 2008 Tourism Grant from Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau.



The 1950s Park Forest House Museum Needs Volunteers!! Find out more.

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