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 enjoy natural history displays and view a coyote, red fox, owl and fish in a 260-gallon tank. There is a touchable frog life-cycle and frog sound displays along with interpretive signs along the trails.

Upcoming Events

Nature Story Times

September 3, 2015 - September 17, 2015

"Bone" Appetit

FREESeptember 7, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Dog Days Dog Walk

FREESeptember 19, 2015

Animal Olympics

FREESeptember 20, 2015

Early Autumn Walk

FREESeptember 27, 2015

An Evening at Trailside Museum

FREENovember 6, 2015

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