‘Step Back Into a 1950s Christmas’ Exhibit at 1950s Park Forest House Museum

Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)—November 26, 2014. ‘Step Back into a 1950s Christmas,’ exhibit will be on display at the 1950s Park Forest House Museum, at 141 Forest Blvd, open Wednesdays and Saturdays November 29 through January 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or by appointment, if possible.

Period decorations are on display in every room. A Black Forest green metal tree is decorated in period ornaments, and stands on a pedestal which plays Christmas carols.  The stockings are all hung with care; toys and gifts are under the tree.  Period wrapping paper and cards are there.  Dolls, toys, and games, and even Howdy Doody are there to bring back memories or to share with other family members and friends. 

The museum is open Wednesday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Call Jane Nicoll, Museum Director, at 708-481-4252 to confirm opening in case of extreme bad weather. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of 21st Century holidays to revisit the holidays of your past in this gem of a museum, just down the street.

The special admission/donation for December is $3.00 for adults; 12 and under free with a paying adult. The museum tour is free with the purchase of a Marshall Field’s Brick. Several other Park Forest related gift ideas are available at the museum and in the online store at

Convenient street parking is available in front of the museum!

Source: Park Forest Historical Society

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