Elmhurst Historical Museum 120 E. Park Ave. Elmhurst, IL 60126, Ph: 630-833-1457 Tues-Sun 1-5 pm Free Admission

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Upcoming Exhibits                                           See the EXHIBITS main page for our Exhibition Schedule 


Museum Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 

General Admission: Free     For CURRENT EXHIBITS, click here.

OUR NEW ELMHURST EXHIBIT IS OPEN! York Street, 1937
By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst
February 28, 2015 - Ongoing
 

Be among the first to experience the history of Elmhurst in a whole new way through a dynamic and interactive new exhibit. “By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst” takes visitors on a journey of discovery that shows how Elmhurst has changed and grown over the past 165 years.  The Elmhurst Historical Museum’s entire second floor gallery will be transformed into an innovative exhibit that tells the story of Elmhurst from its earliest days to the present.  Visitors will enjoy thought-provoking displays that combine artifacts with the latest in museum technology to create an engaging and informative experience.
  • Watch a large-scale photograph of York Street in the 1920s come to life
  • Time travel through the streets of Elmhurst with an interactive table-top map
  • Experience many engaging visuals and touch screen displays
  • Relax inside the mini-theater and see a video sharing the story of Elmhurst people and places from the past and present
  • Location: 2nd floor gallery

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Pigskin Peanuts
June 16 - August 11, 2015

 

Calling kids and comics fans of all ages! Elmhurst Historical Museum presents a summer of fun with the Peanuts gang through Pigskin Peanuts, a traveling exhibition from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in California. View 50 of Schulz's popular football-themed Sunday and daily strips that depict the cartoonist's wry humor through the exploits of the beloved Peanuts characters. Visitors will enjoy viewing classic Peanuts objects and ephemera, dressing up in the team locker room, taking a photo-op on a football trading card, and trying their own hand at “pulling the football” from Charlie Brown. Location: 1st floor gallery

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