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

Weekday Nature Walk

FREEJuly 29, 2014 - November 25, 2014

Nature Story Times

August 7, 2014 - November 20, 2014

Dog Day Walks

September 20, 2014 - November 15, 2014

Migration Beyond Borders

FREEOctober 22, 2014

An Evening at Trailside Museum

FREEOctober 24, 2014

The Eyes Have It Drop-in

FREEOctober 26, 2014

Skull Detectives

FREENovember 23, 2014

Turkey Trot Hike

FREENovember 28, 2014

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