The Glenview History Center is a not-for-profit volunteer organization that preserves the cultural heritage of Glenview and its people. The Center maintains two facilities: the 1864 Farmhouse Museum and the modern Hibbard Library, a replica of the Victorian coach house. The museum displays furniture, clothing, pictures, and other memorabilia from the Civil War period to World War II.Using our world travel planner, Glenview attractions like Glenview History Center can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
The Farmhouse museum is closed for the winter but can be open by appointment. Please call 847-724-2235 to arrange a tour! The Hibbard Library is usually open for research on Tuesday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. Suggested donation is $5. To find out more about the GHC and Glenview explore the web site!
Glenview History Center reviews
The Glenview History Center has limited space and hours when they are open, but they do a very good job of displaying and promoting the history of Glenview. Staff are very knowledgeable and... more »
The yellow farmhouse was built in 1864 and was occupied until 1965, when it was sold to the local historical society. The farm originally covered 120 acres, including what is now most of downtown... more »
Really enjoyed some of the fresh, new exhibits! Used to be sort of creepy with mannequins, definitely good changes.
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