Worlds of Wonder: Remembering Chicagoland’s Amusement Parks

Presented by Elmhurst History Museum at Elmhurst History Museum, Elmhurst IL

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Worlds of Wonder: Remembering Chicagoland’s Amusement Parks

Take a heart-stopping thrill ride through Chicagoland’s amusement park history

Chicago has had its share of jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring amusement parks, from the rotations of the first Ferris wheel at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition to the ups-and-downs of the Bobs at Riverview. Celebrate Chicago’s favorite destinations for fun and thrills, from early trolley parks to mid-century suburban attractions like Kiddieland, Santa’s Village, and Dispensa’s Kiddie Kingdom. Learn about the signature rides and iconic venues through rare photos and video, memorabilia,

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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Email: patrice.roche@elmhurst.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jul 23, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jul 24, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 25, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jul 26, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 27, 2019 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 27, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 28, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jul 30, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jul 31, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 1, 2019 at 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Thu)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Elmhurst History Museum

120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126

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PARKING INFO

Free limited parking in museum lot

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Lift available to patrons in the rear of the building facing the parking lot

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