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Posted on: August 23, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Quarry Tour Tickets Sold Out

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Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, a site generally closed to the public. Tour participants will learn about the quarry’s history, visit various areas including private quarry platforms, and see how DuPage County Stormwater Management currently operates the facility to reduce flooding. Tours depart from Elmhurst History Museum via bus every 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and last approximately two hours. After the tour, participants may take a self-guided tour of the “By All Accounts: The Story of Elmhurst” exhibit to learn more about the quarry’s history. Co-presented by DuPage County Stormwater Management and Elmhurst History Museum. Children age 10+ must be accompanied by an adult. Each participant must provide a signed waiver, available on our web site

Reservations required, ticket sales start 9/6/17: Go to Eventbrite

Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst

Time: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.


More info: or (630) 833-1457

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