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History Detectives

Click here for information on past meetings.   History Detectives outside the Museum

"History Detectives" is designed to introduce the youngest members of our community in grades 4-8 to local history through a variety of fun Wilmette-based activities to complete at the museum, at home, or around town. Club members will earn certificates or prizes for activities completed. Click here for information on past meetings.

Next Meeting  

For our spring meeting, we’ll visit the Frances Willard House in Evanston (1730 Chicago Avenue).  Willard, one of the most famous American woman of the late nineteenth century, lived by the motto, “Do Everything.”  We’ll learn about the many reform movements in which she was involved, including temperance and women’s rights, and view artifacts from her home and office. (Please note: Admission to Frances Willard House is $5/child; $10/adult – paid on day of visit)

Meetings are open only to club members. It's easy to join!  See below.

How to Join

The club is a free benefit to those with family memberships; non-members pay an annual fee of $20/child. You can become a Family Member here.

If you are a member, please join the club by registering below.  If you are a non-member, please join the club by registering below and by paying the annual fee of $20/child here.  

Club Membership Application