One Giant Leap for Mankind
and Bartlett!
Wednesday, 7/31, doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street

Relive and commemorate the historic fi rst moon landing that happened 50 years ago this summer. On Wednesday, 7/31, the Bartlett History Museum presents Terry Lynch as astronaut Neil Armstrong. Lynch will recount all aspects of this mission in his presentation “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap, a Series of Firsts.” This free program begins at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Bartlett played an important role in this tremendous feat. Museum Director Pam Rohleder will fill you in on all the details during her presentation at 6:40 p.m.

Registration is required. To register, look for this event on the Village website calendar, or call Pam Rohleder, 630-540-5914, to reserve your seat(s).


First Saturday Free Family Craft at the Depot Museum
Saturday, 8/3, from 9 a.m. to noon
Bartlett Depot Museum, 100 W. Railroad Avenue

Children with their families are invited to come to the Depot Musuem on the first Saturday of the month to make a free craft item. Registration is not necessary but supplies are limited.


2019-2020 Passport to Adventure is Underway
Bartlett Depot Museum, 100 W. Railroad Avenue
Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street

The annual "Passport to Adventure" program is the perfect way for those four years old and older to discover and explore history, art and nature close to home. This year, 70 area museums, nature centers and educational sites in DuPage and Kane Counties invite you to experience history, art, the environment and more through exhibits, interactives and other activities.

The program runs from May 1 through April 30, 2020. All you need to start is a free "passport," available at the Bartlett History Museum in Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street; Bartlett Depot Museum, 100 W. Railroad Avenue; Bartlett Nature Center, 2054 W. Stearns Road; and Arts in Bartlett Center for the Arts, 215 S. Main Street. The "passport" lists all 70 participating sites and includes information such as location, hours and admission fees. Remember to have your "passport" stamped at each site you visit.

More than 600 participants from Bartlett alone take part each year in this free program sponsored by the Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Association. The Bartlett resident that visits the most sites between May 1 and August 31, 2019, will be awarded the Mayor's Medallion at a Village Board meeting. Residents have until September 14, 2019 to register their name and site total at Bartlett Village Hall, 228 S. Main Street, for medallion consideration