The DeKalb County History Center, in partnership with the Joiner History Room, explores the diverse stories that are part of our county’s history; gather people together through exhibits, programs, and research; and inspire people to apply this knowledge to enlighten the decisions of tomorrow.
The History Center also is committed to building the capacity of local organizations by providing resources and opportunities for collaboration.
The DeKalb County History Center
is open with limited hours.
Reservations are required.
We welcome visitors with new health-safety measures in place. Visits are arranged by reservation only for reduced days and hours of operation. See the video below and view details to welcome you back.
Masks are Required
Everyone must wear a mask inside the building in all areas.
Reservations are Needed
Time slots reservations are required 24-hours in advance. Use the Sign Up button below.
If You Feel Sick, Stay Home
Cancel your reservations if you are showing any symptoms for COVID, including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea
10 am - 2 pm
1 pm - 3 pm
Reserve your visit time
at least 24 hours in advance by clicking button below or call us: 815-895-5762
Tuesdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Thursdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Fridays: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 5 pm
Sycamore, IL 60178
DeKalb County History Center inspires curiosity in DeKalb County’s history by gathering, exploring, and inspiring people.