Trailside Museum of Natural History

River Forest, Ill.


738 Thatcher Ave.
River Forest, Ill. 60305
(708) 366-6530
Hours: Museum Hours: March through October, 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Saturday toThursday. Closed on Fridays.
Admission: Free

Trailside Museum is a small nature center with an educational focus on teaching about local wildlife and wildlife habitat. Visitors can view a live coyote, red fox, owl and more. There are child-friendly, touchable educational displays within the museum, and outside there are interpretive signs along the nature trails. Many free nature programs are offered for children and for families.


Upcoming Events

Nature Story Time

May 5, 2016 - May 19, 2016

Spring Nature Hike

FREEMay 14, 2016

Trailside History Hike

FREEMay 22, 2016

Dip In the Pond

FREEMay 28, 2016

"Bone" Appetit

FREEMay 30, 2016

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