The Graue Mill and Museum is now closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in the Spring!

The Frederick Graue House is always available for event rentals. After you have read all pertinent information under the "Graue House" heading, please email info@grauemill.org to check available dates

On September 1, 2017, we will begin taking field trip and group reservations for 2018. Please call the Mill at (630) 655-2090 to make field trip and group tour reservations.

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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