General Information & Hours
The Elmhurst History Museum is located at:120 E. Park Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
1/2 block east of the Elmhurst Metra Station (south of the tracks), just east of York Street
Phone: (630) 833-1457
Hours:Sunday, Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and some holidays including New Year's Day, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving, 4th of July, and Easter
FREE, nominal fees for tours and select programs
Visitors With Disabilities
EHM welcomes all visitors to experience history! The Museum is accessible for patrons with disabilities via an interior elevator, and an exterior lift at the rear of the building to access the first floor. Please ring the bell for assistance with the exterior lift on the west side of the Glos Mansion. If you would like to request an accommodation due to disability, please contact staff at EHMaccess@elmhurst.org or by calling 630-833-1457 with as much advance notice as possible.
Elmhurst History Museum welcomes group visits by appointment* for all ages including schools, scouts, camps, and adults. Guided group tours cost $4 per adult and $2 per child 17 and under. To arrange a group tour, please contact the Museum Educator at (630) 833-1457 or Contact Us.
NOTE: *An appointment is required for any groups with 10 or more people.
Parking & Transportation
Free parking is available in the Museum parking lot and on the street near the Elmhurst History Museum.
Elmhurst History Museum is conveniently located one half block east of the Elmhurst train station on the .
School and scout groups and other organizations may also book a program at the historic Churchville Schoolhouse, a National Register of Historic Places property managed by the Elmhurst History Museum staff. for more info.
Dining & Nearby Attractions
There are a variety of local attractions within walking distance of the Elmhurst History Museum, including two excellent museums, parks, movie theatre, library, shopping, dining, and more:
- Elmhurst City Centre (short walk to nearby restaurants)
- Elmhurst College
- Elmhurst Art Museum
- Elmhurst Public Library
- Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
- Wilder Park
- York Theatre