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Drop-In Spring Break Programs for Families

March 27, 2023, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family History Day

Monday, March 27
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst
Cost: FREE

Drop in on a special day reserved just for families to explore exhibits, participate in fun activities, and learn about the people and cultures featured in our In Pursuit of Happiness exhibit. Go on a scavenger hunt in the gallery, create your own family tree, and play games from around the world. Participants can create a family coat of arms and learn how to record an oral history to preserve family memories. Drop in, no reservations required.

Passport to Community History

Wednesday, March 29
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Three Locations: Churchville Schoolhouse, 3N784 Church Rd., Bensenville; Korthauer Log House, 740 W. Wood St., Bensenville; Bensenville Railroad Museum at Veterans Park, Main St. & Church Rd., Bensenville
Cost: FREE

Pick up a Community History Passport to embark on a local adventure at three historical sites in nearby Bensenville. Get your passport stamped at each location where families will hear stories about early area immigrants and participate in hands-on history experiences. Kids can bring their stamped passports to the Elmhurst History Museum at 120 E. Park Ave. through the end of April to receive a prize. Co-presented by Elmhurst History Museum, Bensenville Park District and Bensenville Public Library. Drop in, no reservations required.

Immigration Storytime

Friday, March 31
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Elmhurst History Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst
Cost: FREE

Join us in the museum’s first floor gallery to listen to family-friendly stories about immigration (on the hour and half hour, last story at noon). Kids can also complete a coloring sheet and explore exhibits. Appropriate for elementary age children. Drop in, no reservations required.


March 27, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Elmhurst History Museum
120 E. Park Ave.
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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