Italian American Veterans Museum

About Us

A noble Mission

About IAVM


The Italian-American Veterans Museum and Library was created to:

  • Honor the cotributions of Italian Americans in the defense of our nation from the Revolutionary War to the present.
  • Promote a better understanding of Italian-American heritage and character.
  • Pay tribute to the Italian-American men and women who have served on the frontline and on the home front, at war and in peace.
  • Encourage future generations of Italian Americans to commemorate the bravery of their ancestors.

The IAVM on Rai Italia

An Ideal Location

The Italian American Veterans Museum and Library is located 10 minutes west of historic Oak Park and five minutes from the intersection of the Eisenhower and the Tri-State expressways.

The museum is housed on the third floor of the Office Center at Casa Italia, an Italian-American community center nestled on 16 landscaped acres two blocks east of Mannheim Road between North Avenue and Lake Street in Stone Park.

The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Group tours are available by appointment.

For complete directions and hours of operation, call 312-829-2460 and leave a fax number or e-mail address.


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