Fox River Trolley Museum

South Elgin, Ill.


361 S. LaFox St. (Ill. 31)
South Elgin, Ill. 60177
(847) 697-4676
Hours: Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays Mother's Day-Nov. 4. Saturdays June 30-Labor Day and Oct. 13 and 20. Open Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.
Admission: $4 adults, $3 seniors 65+, $2 for kids 3-11, free kids under 3.

Take a ride into the past on the Fox River Line's historic trolley cars, some of which are more than a century old. Pack a picnic lunch. Benches are and boarding platforms are located at both ends of the line, the museum property at the north end of the line and the handicapped-accessible platform and picnic grounds of the Jon Duerr Forest Preserve at the south end. Pumpkin Trolley (Oct. 13, 14, 20 and 21), ride an old-time electric trolley to the Pumpkin Patch and choose a pumpkin. Halloween Haunted Ghost Story Train (Oct. 20 and 27), take a spooky ride on a "haunted" trolley along the Fox River to a campfire along the shore of the Fox complete with ghost stories, hot chocolate and s'mores.


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