Elmhurst History Tours

The museum has reopened as of June 26, 2020. Reservations and face masks are required for entry.


Summer 2020: Elmhurst Outdoor History Tours

If a hometown "staycation" is in the plans this summer, no worries—the Elmhurst History Museum has you covered with a few outdoor adventures right here in town. Staff created two new self-guided tours for exploring local history with 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

DOWNLOAD our Summer 2020 Calendar of Events for more info.