Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit all three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments, and more. Limited complimentary parking available at each location and at City of Elmhurst parking decks.
Elmhurst Art Museum: Take part in a hands-on art project and check out the galleries at one of the western suburb’s premiere destinations for modern art, architecture and design. Location: 150 Cottage Hill Ave. More info: www.elmhurstartmuseum.org
Elmhurst History Museum: Explore the Snoopy and the Red Baron exhibit, take a photo with Snoopy, and launch a paper airplane. Kids can get their faces painted with Peanuts themes and learn to draw a Peanuts character. The Checkerboard Radio Control Club will be on hand with model airplanes and a flight simulator to test flying skills. Enjoy complimentary lemonade and cookies. Location: 120 E. Park Ave.
Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art: Experience the museum’s fascinating collections of rare stones and precious gems, and make a rock critter to take home. Location: 220 Cottage Hill Ave. More info: www.lizzadromuseum.org