Summer Hours - Between Memorial Day and Labor Day
Tuesday through Sunday
Noon to 4:00 p.m.

Admission: $2 Adults,
$1 Children under 12, Members free

elgin public museum

Friday, June 22 - PAWS on the Porch Programs: Night 11am-12:30pm. No registration required

Sunday, June 24 - JG’s Reptile Road Show 12:30pm-1:30pm; Free!!

Wednesday, June 27 - Adventures in the Zoo: Owls 111am-1pm; Free! No registration required

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


Fens: Elgin’s Natural Treasures

What is a Fen? They are unique wetlands communities, formed out of deposits left by glaciers. Alkaline springs with year-round temperatures of fifty degrees running though the ice age deposits produce a special plant population. Elgin’s Natural Treasures will be on display to the end of May. Learn more...