General Information & Hours

PLEASE NOTE: As of October 21, 2020, the Elmhurst History Museum has updated visitation procedures to operate in the safest manner possible. Please be aware of the following policy changes:

• Online reservations are required with visits capped at one hour and a limit of five people per group
Make an online reservation on Eventbrite before you arrive and please cancel your reservation if you cannot attend during your reserved time.
• All visitors will be required to wear face masks throughout your entire stay. 
• A rigorous cleaning protocol has been enacted and will be monitored by staff.
• Limit 15 patrons per hour (subject to change as conditions permit).
• Exhibit and program details are subject to change or cancellation. 
Please call us at 630-833-1457 if you have any questions or concerns.

The Elmhurst History Museum is located at:

120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126 in downtown Elmhurst
1/2 block east of the Elmhurst Metra Station (south of the tracks), just east of York Street
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(630) 833-1457


Sunday, Tuesday-Friday, 1-5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and holidays including Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year's Day.

General Admission
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 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.

Contact Us or Make an Appointment
Questions or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at (630) 833-1457 or Contact Us.

Group Tours
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 Metra Union Pacific West Line.

Churchville Schoolhouse

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. Click here 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:

For more information on attractions, shopping, dining, and hotels in DuPage County, visit