August 12, 2019
Elmhurst History Museum
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May 11, 2019, 1:00 PM - August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Elmhurst History Museum
Chicago has had its share of jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring amusement parks, from the rotations of the first Ferris wheel at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition to the ups-and-downs of The Bobs at Riverview. Celebrate Chicago’s favorite destinations for fun and thrills, from early trolley parks to suburban attractions like Kiddieland, Dispensa’s Kiddie Kingdom and others. Learn about the signature rides and iconic venues through rare photos, video, memorabilia, ads and more.