museum artifacts


The Museums at
Lisle Station Park

921 School Street
Lisle, IL 60435

Guest Research Hours
By Appointment Only

Monday & Tuesday
10:00am - 4:00pm

Research Request
Download Request Form


Museum staff can assist guests with academic or personal research. Our collections include Museum Collection, Genealogy Collection, Reference Collection, Education Collection, and Photography Collection.

Collection Use Rules

The researcher must agree to abide by the policies of The Museums at Lisle Station Park regarding care of artifacts within each collection. Failure to abide by the rules will result in immediate removal of any artifact and potential removal from the premises.

  • Pencils are only allowed for note taking.
  • Notebooks or single paper are only allowed in the area where artifacts are being used. Backpacks, purses and other items are not allowed.
  • If gloves are necessary, they will be provided by the Museum.
  • All artifacts will be brought to the user by the Curator or their designee.
  • Handling rules will be communicated to the user by the Curator or their designee.
  • The user of the artifact is responsible for following United States Copyright laws and completing a Reproduction Form before obtaining any images or materials for reproduction.

Please email or call 630-968-0499 the Museum with your interest and/or question. Assisted research requests will be addressed within 7 business days.


The Museum offers printed reproductions of photographs, maps, and archival documents. Price is based on size, quantity, and usage. Please contact the Museum at with requests.