Summer Hours
Open Tuesday - Sunday
Noon-4 p.m.
Suggested Donation: $2 Adult, $1 Child under 12

elgin public museum

Saturday, June 20 - Adventures in the Zoo: Birds of Prey, 12-2 PM; FREE!

Saturday, June 20 - Summer Solstice, 12 - 1 PM; FREE!

Saturday, June 27 - Bison Feeding in Lords Park, 7-8:30 AM; Fee: $2/Adult, $1/Child, Members Free

Wednesday, July 1 - The Spectacular Senses, 12-2 PM; Fee: $5

Did you know SaveOurMonarchs.org offers free milkweed seeds to anyone requesting them?


Everybody Loves Butterflies

Perhaps we love these insects because adult butterflies have large, often brightly colored wings and lovely, fluttering flight. This exhibit features some of the butterflies that make Illinois home during the spring and summer months, such as the monarch and swallowtail. Discover their behaviors, ranges, and favorite plants. Learn more...