Elmhurst History Tours

MUSEUM REOPENING: The Elmhurst History Museum will reopen starting on Friday, January 22, 2021 in alignment with updated State of Illinois Dept. of Health guidelines.


Elmhurst Outdoor History Tours

The Elmhurst History Museum has a few outdoor adventures in store for those looking for engaging activities with two self-guided tours for exploring local history--a Walking/Biking/Running Tour and a fun Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt.

TO GET STARTED:
Stop by the Elmhurst History Museum’s front porch to pick up maps with locations and clues, or download them below.

Walking/Biking/Running Tour 
Embark on a Walking/Biking/Running tour of Elmhurst that will take you on a 5K loop through town pointing out historic sites along the way. DOWNLOAD MAP


Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt
Families with kids of all ages can try out a fun 1.5-mile Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt looking for clues found on historical plaques at various locations around Elmhurst. We invite you to post photos of your adventures on our social media pages (tag us at #elmhursthistory). Have fun exploring! DOWNLOAD MAP & CLUE SHEET