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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 collective visual 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.
The McHenry County Historical Society has many volunteer opportunities for those interested.
The McHenry County Historical Society has many 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. Tax dollars do NOT support us. 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 are interested in local history or have other skills you can contribute, please complete our Fillable Volunteer Form. If you have any questions, please phone our office at 815-923-2267.
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