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“A beautiful little spot just outside Chicago hustle”

Mayslake Peabody Estate
Ranked #4 of 11 things to do in Oak Brook
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Owner description: On the National Register of Historic Places, Mayslake Hall stands as a rare surviving example of the magnificent country houses that were built in DuPage County during the Gilded Age. It now serves the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County as a cultural education center, home to concerts, theatre, art exhibits and art and photo classes. We offer historic tours of the mansion on Wednesdays at 11am & 11:30am and on Saturdays at 9:30am, 10am, 11am and 11:30am.
Chicago IL
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A beautiful little spot just outside Chicago hustle”
Reviewed 28 April 2013

What a great little spot. Mayslake holds concerts, tours and classes! Staff couldn't be more accommodating! Thanks!

Visited April 2013
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Hermosa Beach, California
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Jeeves was FABULOUS!”
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I want to throw a party in this incredible mansion! WOW! The grounds, structure, windows fabulous! A SMALL THEATRE HOLDING ABOUT 100 IS NESTLED IN THIS MANSION AS WELL! Jeeves Takes A Bow was playing there Friday evening! Incredible 6 actor play! Peek out the window to view the beautiful small chapel on the grounds in walking distance from the mansion. A MUST visit! It was my first time and it will not be the last!

Visited March 2013
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Chicago
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158 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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“Interesting Tour, Entertainment”
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I attend for the jazz series. Many friends attend for the theatre. Theatre is indoors in the winter and outdoors in the summer. I have also attended a wedding in the beautiful chapel on the grounds. There are art exhibits and tours of the mansion.

Visited November 2012
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arlington heights, IL
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Shakespeare Under the Stars &in the fall, Madness of Edgar Allen Poe”
Reviewed 22 December 2012

The atmosphere fabulous, great parking, but most of all, the sincere dedication of the Rice family for pulling it all together and keeping it going. A lovely setting and a huge gem of a find in the Western suburbs. Will always go back. Looking forward to the 2013 season.

Visited August 2012
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