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Elmhurst History Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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fun little museuam

This was a fun spot and while not huge was a fun visit next to the Elmhurst City Park. they had... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
funguyPhil
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Colorado
Nice

This is a very nice local museum housed in a historic mansion. Both the mansion and the displays... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
cppptravel11125
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New Port Richey, Florida
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The Elmhurst History Museum is an award-winning regional history museum founded in 1957 and operated by the City of Elmhurst. The museum engages people with history through its collection, ongoing and changing exhibits, and diverse educational...more
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120 E Park Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3420
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Updated recently and they have solid temporary exhibits here from time to time. check it out if you're local (my guess is you have driven by dozens of times and keep thinking "one of these days..." make it this or next month :)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeff P
proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thanks for your comments, Jeff.

Reviewed December 31, 2018

This was a fun spot and while not huge was a fun visit next to the Elmhurst City Park. they had some fun temporary exhibits, some interesting permanent displays. Worth a spot if you're around that area, and very close to downtown Elmhurst with lots...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thanks Phil! we appreciate you stopping by.

Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a very nice local museum housed in a historic mansion. Both the mansion and the displays are worth the trip and donation.

Date of experience: September 2018
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks for visiting! Elmhurst History Museum

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Has to be one of the 7 wonders of the world. The question is way is there even a museum in this silly little town?

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Joyful sentiments,theological points, comic strip exposed for audience's interpretation,memorabilia and references to heroic deeds, you will find in this exibition.Soothing jazz plays in the background."In the nick of time,a hero arose,a funny looking dog with a big black nose"by The Royal Guardsman.On the second floor...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

I was doing some genealogy research and did not expect to find much, but was very pleasantly surprised at the fascinating exhibits that are very well displayed

Date of experience: July 2017
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Fantastic place! they had cemetery reading where headstones had been damaged and removed! Thank goodness for that! Great friendly staff and volunteers! Also a file of local information from local newspapers, an unexpected bonus!

Date of experience: January 2017
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Thanks for stopping by and sharing your positive thoughts! We appreciate, come back soon. Elmhurst History Museum

Reviewed August 14, 2017

I went there to do some genealogic research, not expecting to find anything interesting other than the facts I needed. But the place sucked me in! Spent well over an hour browsing through the exhibits.

Date of experience: June 2017
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

We love it when people are surprised by what they find here at Elmhurst History Museum...you never know what you might find! Thanks for taking the time to tell us, and come back soon. EHM Staff

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice, small museum. Worth taking a look if you're in the area! Was with friends taking in the sites of downtown Elmhurst and the college campus. Nice area to walk around.

Date of experience: May 2017
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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you are in Elmhurst, this is a place to check out. The surrounding park is beautiful and the suburb actually is a great place to live, raise a family and the schools are phenomenal. The museum adds a little culture to the small city,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Daniel A
proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thanks Daniel, we appreciate your thoughtful review! Come back again.

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