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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Located in West Suburbs


1220 Kensington Rd., Oak Brook IL 60523

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Lapidary is the art of cutting & polishing stone. People of all ages enjoy this exceptional Museum dedicated to sharing with others the beauty of gemstones and providing an environment for all people to learn about rocks, minerals and lapidary art. Displays include a large collection of Chinese jade and other hard-stone carvings from around the world, animal dioramas, mineral specimens, gemstones and geological exhibits.
See our website for special exhibits, weekend programs and events. Group tours can be arranged with prior reservations. The Museum Shop offers a variety of gem jewelry, rocks, minerals, fossils and educational items for sale. The Museum is available for evening rentals. Parking is free for buses and cars. The Museum is entirely on one level with access and facilities for physically disabled visitors. Visit for free every Wednesday.

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible

Student Tours

Technical Tours

Motorcoach ParkingOn-site

Average Visit/Tour Length1.5 hours

Group Capacity100

Minimum Group Number20

Maximum Group Number350

Group Discounts Available


ADA Vehicles

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate30

Miles from O'Hare Airport16.0

Miles from Midway Airport14.0

Miles from Navy Pier20.0

Miles from McCormick Place22.0

Miles from Downtown19.0




American Express

Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Complimentary On-site Parking

Reservation Cancellation PolicyFull Refund

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOn-site

Airport(s) ServedORD & MDW

Number of Retail Stores

Hours of OperationTuesday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 12-4, Closed Mondays and Major Holidays


Military Discount

Buy-out Max Capacity350

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space10000

Number of Meeting Rooms

Largest Room, Theater Capacity100

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)350

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity45

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)64

Largest Room, Ceiling Height10.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity350

Largest Room, Square Footage1110

Off-Site Catering Allowed

On-Site Catering

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style100

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)350

Max Capacity, Classroom Style45

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)64

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Video Conferencing Available

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space1110

Max Venue Capacity350

Private Meeting Space Available

Private Dining Available

Group Breakfast Available

AAA Rated

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Lizzadro Museum ExteriorThe Rock and Mineral Experience HallThe Imperial ScreenThe Green Jade Pagoda

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