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. Activities include:
Elmhurst History Museum: Explore the new Worlds of Wonder: Remembering Chicagoland's Amusement Parks exhibit inside the Glos Mansion, and participate in amusement park-themed crafts and activities on the museum grounds (weather permitting). Complimentary face painting, lemonade and cookies.
Elmhurst Art Museum: Participate in a hands-on art activity and view the exhibits With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters and Luftwerk: Parallel Perspectives in this award-winning contemporary art museum in a rare residence designed by Mies van der Rohe.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art: Tour the museum's expansive collection of jade carvings, gems and more. See the Rock Cafe, and join a Stone Hunt to collect rocks, minerals and fossils to take home.
Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave.
Elmhurst Art Museum, 150 S. Cottage Hill Ave:
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, 220 S. Cottage Hill Ave.