The Graue Mill and Museum is open! Please stop by for a visit! We have the South Suburban Dulcimer & Folk Music Society performing on Sunday, July the 12th at 2:00 p.m. This is a FREE program. Please wear a sun hat - we have lost several of our Ash trees and the outdoor glade is not as shaded as it used to be.

We are open every Tuesday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. & we look forward to your visit! Please visit our Special Event tab for all of our free weekend programs. le in f

We are busy booking group tours and field trips for the remainder of our 2015 season and for the 2016 season. Please contact Cathy Kolessar, Director of Operations at 630-920-9720 x27.

One summer morning in 1852, Fred Graue entered his mill and turned the wheel that opened the sluice gates outside. Water from Salt Creek rushed into the millrace and the wooden waterwheel began to turn for the first time. It would turn the machinery that would grind grain for the next seventy years.

Today, Graue Mill is the only operating waterwheel gristmill in the Chicago area.

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The building and grounds are owned and maintained by the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.
The museum is operated by the DuPage Graue Mill Corporation, a not-for-profit group.
 
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