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Elmhurst History Museum

120 E Park Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3420
+1 630-833-1457
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Nose Art and bits of history

Joyful sentiments,theological points, comic strip exposed for audience's interpretation,memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
boemiana
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Chicago, Illinois
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Better than expected!

I was doing some genealogy research and did not expect to find much, but was very pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
pja817
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Elmhurst, IL
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The Elmhurst History Museum is an award-winning regional history museum founded in 1957 and operated by the City of Elmhurst. The museum engages people with history through its collection, ongoing and changing exhibits, and diverse educational experiences. The Elmhurst History Museum is located in a historically significant landmark known as the Glos Mansion, the former home of Elmhurst's first village president, Henry Glos, and his wife, Lucy. The Elmhurst History Museum also operates the Churchville Schoolhouse, a restored National Register of Historic Places property located on Church Road in Bensenville. The Churchville Schoolhouse provides schoolchildren and groups with an authentic living history experience led by an old-fashioned school marm from the early 1900s (by appointment only).
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15 Apr 2018
“ Nose Art and bits of history”
25 Jan 2018
“Better than expected!”
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120 E Park Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3420
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Joyful sentiments,theological points, comic strip exposed for audience's interpretation,memorabilia and references to heroic deeds, you will find in this exibition.Soothing jazz plays in the background."In the nick of time,a hero arose,a funny looking dog with a big black nose"by The Royal Guardsman.On the second floor...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

I was doing some genealogy research and did not expect to find much, but was very pleasantly surprised at the fascinating exhibits that are very well displayed

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Fantastic place! they had cemetery reading where headstones had been damaged and removed! Thank goodness for that! Great friendly staff and volunteers! Also a file of local information from local newspapers, an unexpected bonus!

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks for stopping by and sharing your positive thoughts! We appreciate, come back soon. Elmhurst History Museum

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I went there to do some genealogic research, not expecting to find anything interesting other than the facts I needed. But the place sucked me in! Spent well over an hour browsing through the exhibits.

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We love it when people are surprised by what they find here at Elmhurst History Museum...you never know what you might find! Thanks for taking the time to tell us, and come back soon. EHM Staff

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice, small museum. Worth taking a look if you're in the area! Was with friends taking in the sites of downtown Elmhurst and the college campus. Nice area to walk around.

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for stopping by!

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you are in Elmhurst, this is a place to check out. The surrounding park is beautiful and the suburb actually is a great place to live, raise a family and the schools are phenomenal. The museum adds a little culture to the small city,...More

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks Daniel, we appreciate your thoughtful review! Come back again.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Elmhurst History Museum always has fantastic interactive exhibits. There is a great new one on the history of Elmhurst, and the rotating exhibits have covered topics from Candy to Marion Mahony Griffin. Always worth an hour visit. Enjoyable every time we've visited.

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks Karen--we appreciate your positive comments and visits to Elmhurst History Museum!

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good rainy day attraction mainly for adults. Two floors of exhibits detailing Elmhurst history and famous residents. No admission fee, but a donation is appreciated.

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks for visiting--good idea for a rainy day.

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Formerly the Henry Glos Mansion and one of the first buildings in Elmhurst. It is renowned for the high quality of its interactive, award-winning displays.

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thanks Jim! We appreciate the positive review. Come back and visit again soon, always something new going on. Patrice Roche

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

For a GREAT DAY OUT this is a must. If you want to know more about ELMHURST go for it! A few hours will take you back to WHNE! Don't MISS IT Don and Donna of Elmhurst

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proche2015, Public Relations Manager at Elmhurst History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thanks Don and Donna for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate the feedback and positive experience you shared. Come back soon!

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