Elmhurst Historical Museum

Address: 120 East Park Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: 630-833-1457
Fax: 630-833-1326


The mission of the Elmhurst Historical Museum is to engage people with history through collection, exhibition, and education.  The museum fills an essential role in the life of the community by revealing the quality of life in years past and providing a basis on which community pride can grow and endure. The museum fulfills its mission by:

Presenting historical concepts and museum collections to the public through exhibits, educational programs, tours, and publications.

Acquiring and caring for locally significant artifacts, records, documents, photographs, audio-visual materials, and publications.

Offering cultural, social, and learning opportunities related to the history and heritage of the regional community and the world at large.

Providing research services to enable an understanding of local history and to make the museum's collections available to the public.

Maintaining two historically and architecturally significant buildings:  the Glos Mansion and the Churchville Schoolhouse.

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