Worlds of Wonder: Remembering Chicagoland’s Amusement Parks
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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,View more
120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126
Free limited parking in museum lot
Lift available to patrons in the rear of the building facing the parking lot
Lift available to patrons in the rear of the building facing the parking lotView less