Future Ray Bradbury Experience Museum in the News!

October 17, 2018

Online news articles from a variety of newspapers about the Ray Bradbury Experience Museum, and its development! Click the titles for links to the original article on the newspaper’s website. This page will be updated as more news about us is published!

Jan 26, 2021 – Ray Bradbury museum offers virtual tour of his life in Waukegan

One of the most important places in American fantasy and science fiction author Ray Bradbury’s life as a child was the library. That’s why the Ray Bradbury Experience Museum has included a photo and video about the Carnegie Library in Waukegan in a virtual tour of places Bradbury visited while living in the city known as Green Town. Sheryl Devore, Lake County New-Sun 

Ongoing – Explore Waukegan: Ray Bradbury Centennial 

The official website of Waukegan, IL features some of the city’s must-see attractions on their Explore Waukegan page. They’ve reported on RBEM events and update the page with other things related to Ray Bradbury news and celebrations. Waukegan Website

Aug 22, 2020 – Waukegan celebrates Ray Bradbury centennial with preview of new museum

Colorful exhibits and artifacts related to the life of Ray Bradbury were on display during an event Saturday in downtown Waukegan celebrating the centennial of his birth. Daily Herald, Joe Lewnard

Aug 10, 2020 – Ray Bradbury museum committee invites public to celebrate author’s 100th birthday

As work continues on the future Ray Bradbury Experience Museum in Waukegan, the public is invited to a free birthday bash for the celebrated author who grew up in the city. Lake County News-Sun, Sheryl Devore

Aug 22, 2019 – Ray Bradbury: Comic Book Hero

Science fiction titan Ray Bradbury was a fan and supporter of graphic novels long before they were even called that. The Saturday Evening Post, Orty Ortwein

Aug 19, 2019 – Campaign for Ray Bradbury museum in his native Waukegan launches this week

Organizers of the planned Ray Bradbury Experience Museum hope to open the facility to the public in August 2020. A fundraising campaign will launch this week. Daily Herald, Russell Lissau

Aug 15, 2019 – Ray Bradbury Experience Museum to offer virtual reality preview prior to author’s Waukegan Public Library statue unveiling

Science fiction titan Ray Bradbury was a fan and supporter of graphic novels long before they were even called that. Lake County News-Sun, Emily K. Coleman

Initial renderings, designs and a business plan are projected to help the Ray Bradbury Experience Museum make its case to potential donors. Lake County News-Sun, Emily K. Coleman

Aug 13, 2018 – Ray Bradbury Experience Museum

Daily North Shore, Karina Kavanagh

Jul 12, 2018 – Ray Bradbury Experience Museum to exhibit in San Diego

A highly coveted exhibit space for the 2018 Comic-Con International: San Diego has landed at the doorstep of the Ray Bradbury. Lake County Journal

Lake County Journal, Michele Leivas

Dec 20, 2017 – Museum dedicated to Ray Bradbury taking shape in Waukegan

Daily Herald, Ray Bradbury Museum Committee


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