212 West Main Street | Barrington, Illinois 60010



Though it's located in the heart of downtown, this condo feels a world apart from the bustle of the city. With three bedrooms, it's great for a family.

The Barrington History Museum's Mission – keeping history alive through preservation and education. This includes the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibit of Barrington history and to provide specialized education programs from pre-school through adult.

Local Artists Lily & Carl Tolpo
Renown Lincoln Artist Lily and Carl Tolpo and Barrington residents personnal paintings, notes, photos and memories  –  A Family of Art.

Welcome to the Barrington History Museum

Carl & Lily Tolpo Art Collection

Barrington native son Frank Willmarth, who studied at Chouinard Art School in Los Angeles, known as “Pancho,” sketched tourists at Catalina Island. He estimated that he had drawn pictures of about 50,000 people through his lifetime. We invite you to peruse a sampling of his work.




Exhibit of 15 wedding dresses spanning the turn-of-the-century (1900) to mid-century (1950) displayed in the historic setting of our restored folk Victorian Applebee House.

A Retrospective on the Caricatures of Native Son Frank Willmarth
Wedding Dresses: Retrospective
A Retrospective on the Caricatures of Native Son Frank Willmarth
Children's Toys through the Decades of the 20the Century

The Barrington History Museum &
The Masonic Lodge of Barrington

Presents Vocalist

Spider Saloff
accompanied by Tom Mueller on the Piano

Friday, November 11, 2016

7:00 pm at the Garlands of Barrington

Irving Berlin: An American Patriot

Veterans Will Be Our Guest

Refreshment Will Be Served


$10 Members |  $15 Non-Members

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