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This popular exhibit features 3 meals made of stone. Warning: Eating rocks leads to broken teeth!
Take an interactive journey through Elmhurst history! See the award-winning tabletop map filled with photos from various eras, and explore fascinating object towers on different themes, from businesses to community, and watch a video on Elmhurst history. Check out the latest History Spotlight, a rotating display of special objects and photos from the museum’s collection.
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.
Save the Date for Taste of the Town: Food for Life, an Elmhurst food and drink sampling featuring food, wine and beer tastings, cooking demonstrations by local chefs, and music. Proceeds will benefit United Community Concerns Association to help feed local families in need.