Welcome to the DeKalb County History Center!
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
remains CLOSED to the public due to COVID-19
Although museums are able to open with restrictions under Phase IV of Restore Illinois,
the DeKalb County History Center is still adjusting our policies and procedures
to ensure the safety of staff, volunteers, and the public.
We will remain TEMPORARILY closed to the public until we make further modifications
based upon government and industries standards.
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.