Grand Opening

DeKalb County History Center debuts Smithsonian exhibit

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County History Center, 1730 N. Main St. in Sycamore, made history Saturday with its grand opening and the debut of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program, “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.”

The day of the grand opening also coincided with Museum Day, with 11 DeKalb County museums participating by being open.

The history center’s grand opening event was attended by more than 200 people, including U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, who gave a welcoming speech.

Sycamore is one of six locations the Smithsonian exhibit will appear at nationally.

It will be in town for only six weeks, through June 22.

The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. The museum will be closed on Mondays.

Entrance to the exhibit costs $5 for adults and is free for children age 14 and younger.

For information, visit www.dekalbcountyhistory.org.

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