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Become a Member

Join Graue Mill and Museum and enjoy unlimited visits for free. Our special events offer something new and interesting every week! The museum is wholly self-supporting and relies on admissions and contributions to cover operating costs. Memberships are tax-deductible.

Membership includes:
● Free admission to the museum and special events
● Member newsletter
● 10% discount on museum store purchases
● Premium coupon for a special gift to be redeemed at your next visit to museum

Many corporations will match their employees’ tax-deductible gifts to educational and cultural organizations. If you work for a company with a matching gift program, please submit a matching gift form and your gift will be increased.

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Help bring the mill and its exhibits to life by interacting directly with school groups and visitors. Volunteer at special events; demonstrate spinning and weaving; or provide behind-the-scenes office support in data entry, scheduling, mailings and filing, as well as human resources, information technology and marketing. Call 630-920-9720 or email for more information.


Graue Mill Endowment Fund

Donate to the Graue Mill Endowment Fund to help provide a permanent source of operating funds to support the mission of the Graue Mill and Museum. Donations of cash, stock or other appreciated property as well as deferred gifts are welcome.

To donate, please contact
Joseph F. Lizzadro, administrator
Graue Mill Endowment Trust
1220 Kensington Rd., Suite 210
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630-571-7200 ext. 8

Purchase a Brick

Help pave the path between Graue Mill and the Graue House by purchasing a commemorative brick. Each brick is $50 and will replace a plain brick by the mill. To order, fill out this order form and mail it with your payment to the Graue Mill and Museum.  

Order form

Purchaser’s name:
Street address:

Information to be engraved on 4” x 8” paver
(3 lines of up to 14 characters per line, including spaces and punctuation)

Please print clearly
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Please send the completed form and your $50 check payable to Graue Mill and Museum to:

Graue Mill and Museum
3800 York Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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