The museum is now open to the public, pre-registration is required.
The Historical Society office is open year round, M-F from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Journey with us as we discover our history in McHenry County, Illinois
We focus on local culture, organizational and family history. We collect and care for notable local artifacts. Learn More
Individuals who are aware of their environment make better citizens. Better citizens vote, participate in community life & teach their children by example.
Preserving one’s community provides its citizenry with a visual collective memory. We encourage the appreciation of our environment both natural and built.
We provide a family-oriented entertainment and educational destination spot that uniquely and interactively helps tell the story of this county and its people.
We are a destination for family-oriented entertainment and education. Visit our Museum events in Union to experience learning more about local history.
We create learning experiences and events. We focus on local culture, organizational and family history. We collect and care for notable artifacts.
HOW YOU CAN HELP US TO PRESERVE HISTORY
The McHenry County Historical Society has a wide array of volunteer opportunities available for those who are interested.
The McHenry County Historical Society has a number of unique local history items available online and at our museum in Union, Illinois. Museum Store
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your donations are appreciated. We are NOT supported by tax dollars. How to Support Us
6422 Main St.,
P.O. Box 434, Union, IL 60180
Phone: (815) 923-2267
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Volunteers are needed for various other projects! If you have an interest in local history or other skills you can contribute, we'd like to hear from you! Please phone our office at 815-923-2267
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