Open House at Wilmette Historical Mus. and Police Dept.
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The Wilmette Historical Museum and the Wilmette Police Department jointly host an Open House. The two facilities are located a block apart on Ridge Road at 609 Ridge Road and 710 Ridge Road. Visitors are invited to step inside the Museum’s historic 1896 building for a family-friendly game of “Museum Bingo” and self-guided tours of exhibits. The Wilmette Community Band plays on the lawn from noon to 1 p.m. Visitors to the Police Dept. receive a tour of police facilities, see police vehicles and meet officers. Free hot dogs are served, sponsored by the Wilmette Optimist Club. Special guests include the US Coast Guard, a canine unit, and more.