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Historical Depot Museum
The Historical Depot Museum and 1939 Milwaukee Road Rib-sideDepot with bow.JPG Caboose
restorations complete!

Admission is free!

Tue/Thu 11am-4pm
Sat 10am-3pm
Closed Dec 23-Jan 3

See a review of the Depot Museum from the DuPage Convention and Visitor's Bureau below:

Click here for Depot Programming: Depot Discoveries, Train Time, Trips and more!

Current Exhibit
: Sep 16-Dec 18: "Growing up in Itasca"
                            Jan 6-Mar 19:    "Itasca Farms"
Mar 21-Jun 14:  "Itasca Garden Club

Depot Museum renovation pictures

1939 Milwaukee Road Rib-Side Caboose renovation pictures

Exhibits can currently be found at the Springbrook Nature Center, Village Hall, and Itasca Library.

History of the Depot: Dr. Elijah Smith founded Itasca and had the foresight to see how a railroad would shape Itasca's future. He donated his own land for the railroad right of way and the $400 to build the Itasca Depot in 1873. the Itasca Depot served as the Itasca train station from 1873-1976.
In 1976, a new station was built directly next to the original. Once the new station was completed, the 103 year-old station was slated to be demolished. The Itasca Historical Society rallied and saved the depot from this fate. It was moved on December 6, 1976, down Irving Park Road 864 feet to its current location. Since then it has served at the Itasca Historical Depot Museum.

Depot Museum address: 101 N. Catalpa, Itasca

Brought to you by Itasca Bank and Trust Co. - Together we'll shape the future
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