The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.

Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.


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Historical Museum

Historical Museum

How To Get Involved

There are several ways you can become more involved with the Addison Historical Society and Addison Historical  Museum.
Volunteer Opportunities
The Addison Historical Museum has  a couple of  volunteer opportunities available.
Museum Docents:  assist by providing guided tours of the museum buildings to the general public, groups and children groups such as schools and scouts.
Program/Special Events Volunteers:  assist by staffing one of the museum buildings during Village Special Events such as Summer Rock 'N Wheels/Museum Craft Show Thursday nights, Intrenatonal Multi-Cultural Festival, Veterans Day Open House, Christmas Tree Lighting/Holiday events in late November and early December and Memorial Day Open House; assist with Historical Society programming for adults and children.
For more information about these volunteer opportunities,  please contact the museum at 630-628-1433 or email

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The Historical Society accepts donations of archival material and artifacts relating to Addison History for the museum collection.  The museum has the capability to scan original photographs and documents.  Please contact the Museum Coordinator at 630-628-1433 or email if you have an item you are interested in donating.

The Addison Historical Society is a 501 (c) 3, not-for-profit organization and accepts financial donations.  Donations support the preservation and care of the archival and artifact collection,  the development  and installation of museum exhibits,  programming expenses and the Historical Society College Scholarship.  For more information about how you can help, please contact the Museum Coordinator at 630-628-1433 or email
Or to donate online, please click here.
To read the Society's  Donor Privacy statement, please click here.
You can support the preservation and promotion of local history by joining the Addison Historical Society.  The Society presents four local history programs,  children's programming, a Pot Luck Dinner, and a field trip to museum or historical site each year. Members receive email communication about all Historical Society and Village sponsored events.  Annual dues are $10 for an Individual, $15 for a Family and $15 for a Business, Institutional or Professional Membership.  For a member applications, please email
Or to join online, please click here.