Fox River Trolley Museum
365 South LaFox Street (Illinois Route 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177 847-697-4676
The Fox River Trolley Museum is located on Illinois Route 31, three blocks south of State Street in South Elgin, IL.
From Chicago and the east: Take the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) or US Route 20 west to Elgin. Exit on Illinois 31 southbound. Take Route 31 to the Museum.
From the west and northwest: Take the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) or US Route 20 east to Elgin. Exit on Illinois 31 southbound. Take Route 31 to the Museum.
From the south: Take Illinois Route 59 north to Illinois Route 64. Turn west on Route 64 to Illinois Route 31 in St Charles. Take Route 31 north to the Museum.
By train: Take METRA commuter train to Elgin on the Milwaukee District - West Line. Then take a taxi to the Museum. On Saturdays take Pace bus 801 to Spring Street, South Elgin, and walk four blocks south to the Museum. There is no Sunday or Legal Holiday Service on Pace route 801. For train and bus schedules, call the RTA at 312-836-7000.
Polar Express Information
ALL Polar Express trains board at Blackhawk Station in the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve, NOT the museum. The Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve, 35W003 Route 31, South Elgin, IL is located approximately two (2) miles south of the Fox River Trolley Museum on the east side of IL Route 31. See Google Maps for individualized directions.