361 S. LaFox St. (Ill. 31) South Elgin, Ill. 60177(847) 697-4676 www.foxtrolley.orgHours: 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.
The museum reopens Mother's Day, when mom, grandma and great-grandma can ride free with a paid child's fare. 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 and boarding platforms are located at both ends of the line, the museum property at the north end of the line and the picnic grounds of the Jon Duerr Forest Preserve at the south end.