German Valley Historical Museum

805 Church Street
German Valley, Illinois

Open: June thru October: Last Sunday of the Month: 1 pm to 4 pm; also open on selected days or by appointment (815-362-3671)

Free admission, but donations are appreciated.

The newly refurbished museum features displays of memorabilia relating to the history of German Valley and the surrounding area, including items from the Ostfriesian area of Germany. A kitchen area, bedroom, dining room, parlor, children’s playroom, and military room are furnished with items from the past, and a display room offers a variety of exhibits. A schoolroom contains items of interest from German Valley’s Pleasant Prairie Academy and other area schools. Farm and other outdoor exhibits are featured in an outdoor facility. Special programs, events and displays are featured throughout the year.


Fall Fling grain grinding and candle dipping at the Museum