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Durant House Museum

37W700 Dean Street, St. Charles, IL 60175


This authentically restored and furnished 1843 prairie farm house features costumed interpreters who involve visitors in mid-19th century farm life.

The Durant House is recognized as Kane County’s own “Little House on the Prairie.” The Museum can be enjoyed in all the seasons, with special programs throughout the year designed to highlight a prairie family’s routines of work and play. A visit to the house offers a unique history experience. Costumed docents bring the past to life interpreting the prairie pioneer experience in this nationally recognized historic site. The Durant House Museum beckons visitors of all ages to come enjoy a trip back in time.

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Kane County Fair 2024

Kane County Fairgrounds  •  Jul 17 – Jul 21

The Kane County Fair is hosted at the Kane County Fairgrounds and features carnival rides, demolition derbies, professional bull riding, music and more.

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STC Live!

St. Charles •  Jun 05 – Aug 30

STC Live! promotes musical performances happening on Wednesdays and Fridays at various St. Charles restaurants and businesses.

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2024 St. Charles Fairy Walk

Downtown St. Charles •  Jun 08 – Nov 01

The 2024 Fairy Walk is a self-guided tour featuring fairy doors and houses at businesses all around St. Charles. The fairy walk will be live until…

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