AAA Editor Notes
Des Plaines History Center is at 781 Pearson St. The site contains a visitor center and the Kinder House, a restored Queen Anne-style house that displays furniture and antiques from the beginning of the 20th century. The visitor center's temporary and permanent exhibits chronicle local history. Guided tours of the house depart from the visitor center.
An audio tour by cellphone features the history center and nine other local historic sites.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.