Visitor Information

"Come spend yesterday with us!"

Volo Antique Malls and Mercantile Mall Holiday Hours:
Thanksgiving - Closed
Christmas Eve - 10am - 3pm
Christmas Day - Closed
New Year's Eve - 10am - 5pm
New Year's Day - 12pm - 5pm

Why do thousands visit Historic Volo Country Village each week?

.For the shopping (and cars), of course!

Looking for something fun to do? Come visit our 30-acre antique theme park. Anchored by the nationally recognized Volo Auto Museum, the site also boasts great shopping in four malls three of which specialize in antiques (Antique Malls 1 2 3) and one which specializes in gifts, antiques,  collectibles, home furnishings, and more (the Mercantile Mall). Over 400 dealers exhibit their wares in these malls and offer a breathtaking variety from which to choose.


We are located near the junction of Routes 12/59 and 120 in Volo, Illinois, about 1 hour north of Chicago, 1 hour south of Milwaukee, and 1 hour east of Rockford. Look for our landmark (a reproduction 1930s gas station) on the corner of Volo Village Road and Routes 12/59. From Route 120 look for the car on display at the corner of Volo Village Road.

From Chicago, take I-94 North to the Route 60 exit. {Follow Route 60 until it dead ends into 120. Turn left onto 120 West. Take the first right onto Volo Village Road. Cross Route 12/59 and Historic Volo country Village is a short way down on the right.}

From Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, take I-94 South to Route 60 and follow { } above.

From Lake Geneva, Wisconsin area, take Route 12 South to Volo turn right onto Volo Village Road (repro gas station on corner).

From Rockford, Illinois area, take I-90 East to Route 31 North. Follow Route 31 until the junction of Route 120 West (which bears right). Take 120 West to Volo Village Road (car displayed on corner) turn left.

From Aurora, Illinois area, Route 31 North until the junction of Route 120 West (which bears right). Take 120 West to Volo Village Road (car displayed on corner) turn left.

From Schaumburg or Streamwood, Illinois area, take Route 59 North, which eventually becomes 12/59 North. Follow to Volo Village Road (repro gas station on corner) turn left.


Parking: 25 ACRES OF FREE SHADED PARKING Buses and Motor homes welcome

Admission: There is no admission charge for any of the malls. There is, however, an admission charge for the museums.

ATM: Located in the Food Court.

Credit Cards: All malls accept Visa, Master Card, and Discover . 

Gift Cards: These are available for use in the Antique Malls and the Mercantile Mall.



Hampton Inn McHenry (mention Volo Malls or Volo Auto Museum when you register and receive $20.00 off of the price of a room) (815) 578-1900 www.mchenry.hamptoninn.com


Skyline Motel (this is a smaller motel located very close to us in Volo) (815) 385-9804 

Comfort Inn - Crystal Lake -  (815) 444-0040

Best Western Regency Inn Antioch (mention Volo Auto Museum and receive a 15% discount) - (847) 395-3606

The Country Inn & Suites - Crystal Lake - (815) 477-3500

Courtyard & Residence Inn - Waukegan - (847) 689-8468

Holiday Inn - Crystal Lake - (815) 477-7000

Super 8 Motel McHenry - (815) 344-9200


Volo Auto Museum

RVs welcome to park overnight on museum grounds. Must be in before 5 PM - (815) 385-3644 Fish Lake Beach - Volo - Full Hook-up - (815) 546-2228 Chain O'Lakes State Park - Spring Grove - (847) 587-5512


Our 50s style Food Court is open to tame your hunger or quench your thirst. Enjoy sub sandwiches, pizza, snacks, and ice cream treats. There are also many fast food and sit down restaurants located nearby.


The entire complex is open every day from 10AM to 5PM except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

When you arrive, ask any staff member for a copy of our brochure, which contains the above map of the whole complex. That way, you can be sure you see everything!

Other Attractions

There are many other attractions nearby including Volo Bog State Park, Lambs Farm, Long Grove, Six Flags, the Cuneo Museum and Gardens, and Tempel Lipizzan Stallions Farm. Plan a long weekend youll find many things to do. For more information on some of these other attractions visit the Lake County and the McHenry County Visitors Bureau.


Historic Volo Country Village
27640 West Volo Village Road
Volo, Illinois 60073

Antique Malls 1 2 3 Phone (815) 344-6062   Fax (815) 344-2474 Mercantile Mall Phone (815) 344-2947    

Email: volomalls@sbcglobal.net