Clayson House

Events & Programs

Palatine History


This site is operated by the Palatine Historical Society Board.
Our purpose is to increase public knowledge of Palatine and Palatine Township.


We are pleased to announce that the Clayson House Museum has returned to its usual days and hours of operation–appointments no longer necessary.  The Museum is open on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 9:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday’s from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Social distancing of 6′ and facial masks are required.  We look forward to your visit!  If you have any questions please call the Museum at (847) 991-6460 or contact Museum Supervisor, Linni Pesch by e-mail at  
I Scream You Scream We All Scream for Ice Cream!  Visit the Clayson House Museum and pick up a FREE one-scoop Ice Cream Cone Coupon compliments of Culver’s of Palatine, 1765 N. Rand Rd. (while supplies last).  The Clayson House is located at 224 E. Palatine Rd. Hours are Tuesday & Thursday 9am – 4pm and Sunday 1:30pm – 4:30pm.  For more information please call the Museum at (847) 991-6460.
 At this time, our Fall Meeting/Program is still set for September 16, 2020–Program topic, “Life in a One-Room Schoolhouse”.

If you have any questions, please go to the contact page on our Website and we will respond to all inquiries as soon as we can.  In the meantime, we hope that you all are safe and healthy.

Thank you for visiting the Palatine Historical Society web page.

Historic Building Plaques

Plaque at Schoppe’s Corner

Plaque at Schoppe’s Corner


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