Elmhurst History Tours

Please note: The museum is closed until further notice due to COVID-19 mitigation. These outdoor self-guided tours are always available. 

Elmhurst Outdoor History Tours

The Elmhurst History Museum has a few outdoor adventures in store for those looking for engaging outdoor activities. Two self-guided tours for exploring local history with a Walking/Biking/Running Tour and a fun Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt.

Stop by the Elmhurst History Museum’s front porch to pick up maps with locations and clues, or download them below.

Walking/Biking/Running Tour 
Embark on a Walking/Biking/Running tour of Elmhurst that will take you on a 5K loop through town pointing out historic sites along the way. DOWNLOAD MAP

Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt
Families with kids of all ages can try out a fun 1.5-mile Bronze Plaque Adventure Scavenger Hunt looking for clues found on historical plaques at various locations around Elmhurst. We invite you to post photos of your adventures on our social media pages (tag us at #elmhursthistory). Have fun exploring! DOWNLOAD MAP & CLUE SHEET