General Information & Hours
PLEASE NOTE: The Elmhurst History Museum is currently closed and scheduled to reopen on June 19, 2020. In the effort to operate in the safest manner possible during this time, the Elmhurst History Museum has new visitation procedures in place starting June 19, 2020 until further notice:
Summer 2020 Visitation Procedures:
• Online reservations are required with visits capped at one hour and a limit of 5 people per group
• Before visiting, make an online reservation on Eventbrite.
• All visitors will be required to wear face masks for entry.
• A rigorous cleaning protocol has been enacted and will be monitored by staff.
• Limit of 15 patrons per hour (subject to change as conditions permit).
• Exhibit and program details are subject to change or cancellation.
120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126 in downtown Elmhurst
The Elmhurst History Museum is located at:
Phone: (630) 833-1457
Hours:Sunday, Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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 from the parking lot 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, please contact staff by calling 630-833-1457 with as much advance notice as possible.
Elmhurst History Museum welcomes group visits by appointment* for all ages. Guided group tours cost $4 per adult/$3 per child under 17. 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
- Wilder Park
- York Theatre