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

Wednesday, July 11 - Adventures in the Zoo: Animal Evidence 11am-1pm. No registration required

Friday, July 13 - PAWS on the Porch Programs: Pigs 11 am - 12:30pm; Free!!

Wednesday, July 18 - Adventures in the Zoo: Furs and Skins 11am-1pm; Free!

Wednesday, July 25 - Adventures in the Zoo: Native American Games 11am-1pm; 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...