The Arlington Heights Historical Museum accepts donations of cash, securities, in-kind services and artifacts. Since the Society is a 501c3 charitable organization, your donation is tax deductible.
The Society also accepts memorial financial contributions to honor deceased loved ones.
The Society collects items relating to Arlington Heights history, items which can be used in the interpretation of its period houses and log cabin, and items that relate to its special collections (such as our Doll and Dollhouse collection). All items must be in good condition and have no restrictions applied to the gift. Valuation of the donation is the sole responsibility of the donor.
To donate an artifact: Contact the Museum Curator at 847-255-1225 or email .
All other donations: Contact the Museum Administrator at or the Development Coordinator at or call 847-255-1225.
Become a member of the Arlington Heights Historical Society...
And support the preservation of Arlington Heights history today and for future generations.
The Arlington Heights Historical Society maintains collections of local artifacts and documents, presents historical exhibits to the public each year, is responsible for the restoration and interpretation of a five building complex and sponsors local historical events throughout the year.
Benefits of Membership:
- The Dunton Post newsletter will keep you up to date on the activities of the Historical Society and Museum
- Free tours of the Museum
- Reduced admission to Museum special events such as the annual House Walk and Irish Fest
- VIP Invitations to exhibit openings and receptions in the Heritage Gallery
- A 25% discount on room rental fees in the Arlington Room or the Dunton Room
- A 10% discount on Heritage Gallery store purchases
Volunteer Opportunities at the Arlington Heights Historical Society and Museum are Plentiful!
The Volunteer opportunities at the Arlington Heights Historical Society and Museum have something for everyone. If you have an interest in history, then being on one of the advisory committees for Müller House or Banta House may lead you to researching furnishings needed for the homes along with preservation and funding issues. Maybe you love informing and educating others about the history of our complex, then tour guiding may be right for you. All of our tours are given by volunteers, and we are always in need of enthusiastic guides. Volunteer in the the Local History Library organize printed materials and help people research Arlington Heights history. Other options are working at Special Events such as House Walk, Irish Fest or our tea programs.
If any of these areas pique your interest, please call the Arlington Heights Historical Society and Museum at 847-255-1225 and speak with Teri Ozawa.
Become a Board Member or Join a Committee
Calling all Historical Society Members - New Board Members Wanted
Do you have an interest in shaping the activities and direction of the Arlington Heights Historical Society? We are seeking members for the Arlington Heights Historical Society Board. There are immediate and future openings available. Please contact, Megan Specht, Nominating Committee Chair at 847-477-1973 or to express your interest or a recommendation.
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