Coffee with the Curator

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month for a behind-the-scenes history chat with our Museum Curator, Concetta while enjoying a cup of coffee. This open house-style morning in the Beaubien Tavern will feature different topics, light refreshments, and some special guests each month. Reservations are not required.

FREE PARKING is available in the lot in front of the Beaubien Tavern and at Village Hall and in the commuter parking lots.


Download Our Coffee With the Curator Poster



Tuesday, March 14 from 10:00-11:30am

  • The Role of Blacksmithing in the 19th Century Community

Co-host: Lisle Heritage Society Blacksmiths





Tuesday, April 11 from 10:00-11:30am

  • Doing Good Research

Co-host: Lisle Library





Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or museum@lisleparkdistrict.org.



 



The Museums at Lisle Station Park invites families to come to the Museum on the following dates from 10:30-11:30am for a free fun family activity. Activites will vary depending on the theme of the month, are best suited for kids ages 4-10, and will be held in the Netzley/Yender Farmhouse.

FREE PARKING is available in the lot in front of the Beaubien Tavern and at Village Hall and in the commuter parking lots.

Program Co-Hosted By: Lisle Public Library


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Saturday, March 25 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Proper Peonies

Learn about our favorite Lisle flower, the peony, and make your own!




Saturday, April 22 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Great Gardens

Find out why backyard gardens were so important to historic home life. Learn to make your own garden craft.




Saturday, May 13 from 10:30-11:30am

  • BINGO!

Bring the whole family and meet us in the Lisle Depot Museum to play some museum bingo! Grab a bingo card to learn what stories our artifacts can tell about Lisle’s history and culture while savoring a special frozen treat.




Saturday, June 17 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Water-y Paths

How did people get around quickly before cars and trains? The river, of course! Read stories and trace our water-y paths through history.




Saturday, July 15 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Little Printers

Travel back to a time when people did not have computers, learn how words used to be typed, and print your name the old-fashioned way!




Saturday, August 26 from 10:30-11:30am

  • Passing Notes

Learn how the train crew used to send messages to each other and make your own message holder to pass notes to the Stationmaster.





Questions? Please contact us at 630-968-0499 or museum@lisleparkdistrict.org.