Des Plaines Park District

Des Plaines History Center

The Park District is a major sponsor of the Des Plaines History Center, at 781 Pearson Street.

The History Center includes the Kinder House Museum and the Visitor/Education Center, where programs and special events are held for families, adults and children. Popular annual events include the Afternoon Adventures Series, Dia de los Muertos, the Coffee Talk lecture series, book discussions, trips, and walks.

Map and directions.


Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711