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Graue Mill & Museum

3800 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523-2738
+1 630-655-2090
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great place to walk around

a little oasis outside the city. go to the mall then take in a little walk. Very nicely done and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Derek L
The day at the mill and museum

I think it's a nice little place to go to and visit and to see what it's like and it's very... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Kevin A
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Park City, Illinois
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3800 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523-2738
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+1 630-655-2090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a little oasis outside the city. go to the mall then take in a little walk. Very nicely done and well worth the drive over. I take my son here all the time and its the perfect place for some father son time

Thank Derek L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I think it's a nice little place to go to and visit and to see what it's like and it's very interesting.

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We go often and especially like the freshly ground corn meal for our corn bread etc. The tour is cool for families but just seeing part of DuPage County History is special

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

It's a beautiful place, especially in the fall. It's a great place to take family photos or just for a visit.

Thank mindibucks
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Since most reviews talk about inside the Graue Mill and Museum, I wanted to share with you a little out the outside. Around the back of the Mill is the spinning water wheel that is very peaceful and great for pictures. You can bring your...More

Thank BoyMom22
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I have been here many times over the years. I never realized the trial and errors that our forefathers had to go through to live. Watching the caretakers using the grinding stones, powered by a waterwheel to crush the oats, was fascinating. Observing the weavers...More

Thank ROBERT B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I took the kids for a bike ride here and the place is great. Paved and limestone paths, several bridges, it has about everything for a quick escape into nature. Pavilions are scattered around the park which are typically well maintained.

Thank onecoolraisin
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going to graue mill for as long as I can remember. When I was younger, the best attraction was always the museum with the spinning water wheel and the "giant waterfall". The wheel no longer spins due to preservation, but it's still very...More

Thank Abbycundiff
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Just went to an art show event there and enjoyed the grounds, etc. A nice area of nature and green in an area where it is busy with popular area of the Western suburbs in the Chicago area.

Thank sandra n
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

When I first started teaching, we went on field trips to the mill every year. However, our numbers became high and they could no longer accommodate such a large group. Definitely take your kids here, there is so much history and it is such an...More

3  Thank Suero20
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Hector Q
6 November 2016|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
The hiking trails are on either side of the river - a relatively short walk - many points to stop and watch the waterfowl. At the car parking area, there is a large, mounted map of the area showing the mill, historic... More
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Carolyn G
14 August 2016|
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Response from Gemuse4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes along the salt creek up to fullersburg woods nature center and beyound
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