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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Current Exhibits

Museum Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Admission: FREE        See the EXHIBITS main page for our Exhibition Schedule.  


Important Visitor Message: Museum galleries are closed through January 8, 2015 for facility upgrades and installation of new exhibits. Offsite programs, school services and reference services are still available. Call 630-833-1457 or email for more information.

Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars takes a road trip  Chicago Civil War Logo
First stop:  Harold Washington Library, Chicago IL 
Runs through February 8, 2015

If you missed it in Elmhurst, you still have a chance to see the well received Sox vs. Cubs: The Chicago Civil Wars exhibit downtown. This highly engaging, interactive look at Chicago's most heated sports fan rivalry is a must-see for history and baseball fans.



Exhibit Rental

If you are interested in details on rental of a traveling exhibit created by Elmhurst Historical Museum staff, please contact Lance Tawzer, curator of exhibits, at 630-833-1457 or


Elmhurst History Exhibits -- COMING IN 2015! By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst

Berens family in ElmhurstElmhurst Navy Mothers Club 1949York HS Band circa 1928

Visions of HomeMansion Museum
This award-winning exhibit tells the story of Elmhurst from its beginnings as a prairie village to a modern Midwestern suburb. Examine items and images of our town's history from 1834 to the present.

From Mansion to Museum
This permanent display traces the evolution of the Glos Mansion, from private residence to public institution. Having served as both City Hall and a museum after being a home for 40 years, the Glos Mansion is much changed. The exhibit includes drawings and furnishings from various time periods.


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