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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.
Celebrate the 23rd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities worldwide. Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments, and more.
Ride the trolley as it rolls through Elmhurst to celebrate Museum Day! Visit all 3 Museums including the Art Museum, History Museum and Lizzadro Museum. Participate in activities and collect a stamp at each Museum for a chance to win a prize. Park at one location and ride the complementary trolley. At the Lizzadro Museum, see the Rock Café and collect rocks, minerals and fossils to take home.