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Small Business Saturday in Elmhurst, IL Nov 16
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If you have visited our latest exhibit, “Lost Chicagoland Department Stores,” you’ve learned about the evolution of the retail industry and brick-and-mortar stores, and the importance of supporting…

Lost Chicagoland Department Stores Exhibit Aug 29
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Dedicated to engaging people with history through thoughtful collection, enlightening exhibits, and diverse educational experiences, the Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E Park Ave, will introduce its…

Free Museum Maker Monday Programs for Summer Jun 13
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Free Museum Maker Monday Programs for Summer

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Families looking for affordable and engaging activities this summer can make their way to the Elmhurst History Museum on select Mondays for free programming designed for elementary-age children.

New Exhibit Journeys Through Chicago Bicycling History May 25
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Over the past 200 years, the bicycle has evolved into a vehicle that opens doors to new adventures and experiences for all ages. From transportation and infrastructure to manufacturing and recreation…

Cultural Crossroads Celebration at EHM on May 13 May 03
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The Elmhurst History Museum’s latest exhibit, In Pursuit of Happiness: Immigrants in Our Communities , will soon be closing after a six-month run. The museum is presenting a special event on the…

Rare Healy Painting Comes Home to Elmhurst Apr 12
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The Elmhurst History Museum recovers and restores a historically significant painting by famous artist G.P.A. Healy Usually history museums acquire objects that are meaningful to their mission and…