Welcome to the Marion E. Wade Center


Wade Front and LamppostThe Marion E. Wade Center of Wheaton College, Illinois is a major research collection of materials by and about seven British authors: Owen Barfield, G.K. Chesterton, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, Dorothy L. Sayers, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams.

The Wade Center is open to the general public as well as the Wheaton College community. There is no admission fee to visit our museum or to use the resources of the Kilby Reading Room. Located on the northwest corner of Washington St. and Lincoln Ave., we are open Monday-Friday, 9-4, and Saturday, 9-12.

Please note scheduled closing dates listed on the hours and dates page. Group programs can be arranged with advance notice.

Media Center