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September 21, 2019
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Time Details:
Tours start at 9:30AM and last tour leaves at 2:30PM
Elmhurst History Museum
120 E. Park Ave.

Elmhurst, IL 60126
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Elmhurst Quarry Tour

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, a historic site generally closed to the public. Participants will learn about the quarry’s history, visit various areas including private quarry platforms, and see how DuPage County Stormwater Management operates the facility to reduce flooding. Tours will depart from Elmhurst History Museum’s Education Center via bus every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and last approximately two hours. Some walking on uneven terrain and signed waiver required. Age restrictions: 10+, no exceptions. Maximum five tickets per person. Registration Required: Tickets go on sale Sept. 3 at 9 a.m. ONLINE ONLY at (Special Events section).