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The Batavia Depot Museum offers a variety of programming for all ages throughout the year. Check out fun ways to learn more about the history of Batavia!

Visit us!

Batavia Depot Museum is free to the public


  • March through December
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 2-4 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays" 10 a.m.-5.p.m.
  • If you would like to visit outside of these hours, please call 630-406-4274 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to seeing you.


Saturday, September 20 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Day of Play at the Batavia Depot Museum on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 10 am - 5 pm! The museum has partnered with Nickelodeon's Our World global initiative to offer a FREE day of joyful learning through play. Batavia Depot Museum's Day of Play features special activities throughout the museum including an artifact touch & play, lawn games, and a takeaway activity book (while supplies last). Children and families are invited to stop by the museum during open hours to explore the museum and take part in the exciting offerings. Light snacks will be provided.

Learn more about Our World: Worldwide Day of Play by browsing the resources below:

Share your Day of Play memories by tagging @bataviadepot on Instagram and using #OurWorldPlays.

fall Exhibit

All Ages

What's in a Name? Batavia Schools Edition

This fall discover the stories of schools named after historic educators such as Bill Wood, Grace McWayne, Eldora Hoover and Sam Rotolo. This exhibit gives insight into Batavia's early education system through photographs and compelling stories. Fun artifacts will help illustrate the stories.

MUSEUM PRograms & take-home history Batavia Historical SOciety