Mayslake Peabody Estate

1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523 - United States




On the National Register of Historic Places, Mayslake Hall was built in 1921 as the retirement home for Francis Stuyvesant Peabody, one of the nation’s largest coal producers.

Mayslake Hall stands as a rare surviving example of the magnificent country houses that were built in DuPage County during the Gilded Age.

This Tudor-revival style mansion designed by Chicago architect Benjamin H. Marshall now serves the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County as a place to connect people to nature through the arts, culture and history.


Explore an architectural gem and discover the fascinating world of pollinators, all in one day! Complete an art project creating a “litter bug,” learn about pollinators through interactive experiences in Mayslake Hall’s exquisite library and tour the upstairs of the mansion (tours begin every 20 min). A full flight of stairs is required to view the second floor.

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