Come discover the Hoosier Grove Museum and connect with history.The museum was built as a one-room school house in 1904 and served the residents of Hoosier Grove (now Streamwood) until 1954.
At the museum you can explore the building, touch artifacts and learn about life in a one-room schoolhouse. There also will be a free take-home craft offered by the museum every Saturday.
“Like Us” on Facebook, or Visit us online at HoosierGroveMuseum.com to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and happenings.
The Museum will reopen Saturday, March 5 and remain open through December 5.
Wednesdays: 11 a – 4 p
Saturdays: 9 a - 11:30 a
Group tours are also available by appointment.
Passport to AdventureFor children 4 Years & Older
Wednesday, June 1 - Wednesday, August 31
Looking for fun ways to learn about history? Participate in the Passport to Adventure Program. The program runs from June 1 to August 31, and is a great way to visit your local museums and nature centers throughout the Summer.
The Hoosier Grove Museum will have an activity for your child to complete during the passport program.
You may pick up your passport booklet from the Hoosier Grove Museum starting Wednesday, June 1. Each child participating must have their own passport. The passport should be stamped before leaving the museum or nature center. For more information on participating museums, please visit www.kdrma.org.
Hoosier Grove Museum Fun Facts
- The Hoosier Grove Schoolhouse was built in 1904 on Schuenman's Farm. A typical school day was from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
- The schoolhouse was not only a school, but was also used for elections, picnics, celebrations, and public meetings.
- The schoolhouse was struck by lightning in 1907.
- The schoolhouse was part of school district 43 1/2. The "1/2" being that half of the school was in Hanover Township, and the other half in Schaumburg Township.
- When the schoolhouse closed in 1954, there still wasn't any running water.
Streamwood Historical SocietyInterested in local history? The Streamwood Historical Society assists with Hoosier Grove Museum-related programs and projects throughout the year. New members are always welcome.
Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Farm House, unless otherwise noted.
If interested in volunteering, but can't make a meeting, please call 630.213.9706.
You can also like us on Facebook. Facebook.com/streamwoodhistoricalsociety
Visit us online! HoosierGroveMuseum.com.