Welcome to the Raupp Museum Online Database

Explore the history of Buffalo Grove in our featured exhibits and objects below.

The Raupp Museum Online Database features online exhibits and collections (objects, archives, photographs) from the Raupp Museum to showcase the rich history of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Keep checking back as we add more! To research items in our collection, select browse artifacts above or search for objects by name or catalog number in the search bar.

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Buffalo Grove Days: Celebrating Community


Buffalo Grove Days has been a community celebration since the 1960s. It has been a good place to make friends,...

Keep Your Receipts: Shopping In Buffalo Grove 100 Years Ago


When you need the essentials today, there is no limit to the store options you have and the variety of...

New Objects at the Museum


Explore recently donated items into the Museum's collection! Learn how to donate an item to the Museum and what we...



One (1) Buffalo Grove Days 1964 Float 1st Place trophy. Trophy has a wooden square bottom with a golden metal plaque on the front that reads "Buffalo…

Print, Photographic


One (1) color photograph of the Walgreens float in the Buffalo Grove Days Parade, 1969. The float creates an old Walgreens store, with 6 peoples…

Pair of Gloves


Pair of off-white ladies crocheted gloves. With crocheted floral decoration around wrists and columns of square top stitching.

Print, Photographic


One (1) color photograph of young girls marching in the Buffalo Grove Days Parade in 1969. Girls are wearing matching blue shorts with a blue and…