Fox River Trolley Museum

Hours

Saturdays - June 10, then From July 1 through September 2, and Oct 14, and 21. - Hours 11am to 5pm

Sundays - From May 14 through October 29 - Hours 11am to 5p

Holidays - Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4) and Labor Day - Hours 11am to 5pm

Weekdays - The Fox River Trolley Museum is not open on weekdays except for special reservations.

Charter Trips -  are available during normal operating hours as well as before and after. Contact us at info@foxtrolley.org for more information!

Round trip between Castlemuir (South Elgin) and Blackhawk Station in the Jon Duerr Forest Preserve takes one half hour. Trains operate half hourly between these stations.


Fares

There is no initial admission charge to be on the museum grounds.
Please contact the museum for charter rates.

Rates

Notes

One RIDE Adult

$5.00

 

One RIDE Senior

$3.00

65 years old and over

One RIDE Child

$2.00

Ages 3 through 11 years

Additional Trip

Add $1.00

 

All Day Ticket

$8.00

Adult, Senior or Child. Good only for person to whom sold on the date sold. Non-Transferrable.

Group Rate

20% off regular rate

for age group(s) sold, minimum group size 20 passengers. Group must travel together.


Directions


365 South LaFox Street (Illinois Route 31)

South Elgin, IL 60177  

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.


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