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Established in 1955, the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collects and preserves historical material and information relative to Libertyville, Mundelein and surrounding areas in Lake County, Illinois. The 1878 Ansel B. Cook House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is home to the society’s archives and Victorian museum. Please feel free to browse our website to learn more about the society, our events, and ways you can participate in preserving the community's past for future generations!

 
Houses of Milwaukee Avenue: A Photographic Exhibit

This summer explore the homes that graced Milwaukee Avenue through photographs from the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society collection. August 17-19 during Car Fun on 21, Farmers Market, and Out to Lunch at St. Lawrence Episcopal Church.


Open house season is almost over!
The Ansel B. Cook Home is open Sundays 2-4pm in June, July and August.
Suggested donation: $2/adults, $1/seniors & students

Can't make it during one of the scheduled openings? We're always happy to give private tours. Give us a call or shoot us an email to schedule one. A week's notice is appreciated.


Save Mr. Cook from the Sun
The Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society is raising funds for the installation of film on the Cook House windows to protect the furnishings and artifacts from the damaging impact of UV rays. Donations may be mailed to the address below or completed online. All financial donations are tax deductible. See coverage of our efforts in the Lake County News Sun.

Thank you for your support!

Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society
413 N. Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048-2280
847-362-2330
info@lmhistory.org