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Open during construction!

We will still be open and accessible during the construction on Route 31. See the link below for how to get to us.

Visit us during construction!

Open Memorial Day

We will be open this Sunday and Monday, May 26/27, for Memorial Day.

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Rails to Victory

Join us for a trip back to World War II complete with battle re-enactments, life on the homefront, and more!

More Information and Tickets

Polar Express

Create unforgettable Christmas memories with a journey for the whole family to the North Pole on a vintage trolley car!
Tickets go on sale June 1. Get yours before they sell out!

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The Museum Needs Your Help

Your Financial Support Matters

Your contributions over the years have resulted in significant improvement in the Museum's Historic Collection, Campus, and Demonstration Railroad.

Your contributions matter for keeping the museum in your future for years to come.   Please click the link below to invest in your museum by making a contribution today.   You can donate a single amount or set up a monthly donation program. Remember, the Fox River Trolley Museum is a 501(c)(3) registered Illinois Not For Profit Corporation.   Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Recognition From Our Community

As a local organization in South Elgin we pride ourselves on our connections with our community. We would like to thank the Examiner of South Elgin for recognizing our work.

We have also been recognized by Chicago Parent in their piece "A Trip Back in Time at the Fox River Trolley Museum" and by WTTW's Geoffrey Baer for what we offer and our importance to the community.

Board Meetings 

All meetings are held at
Elgin Township

729 S. Mclean Blvd
Elgin, IL 60123

If you are a member that would like to attend, please reach out to

May 11, 2024 at 1:30 PM
July 27, 2024 at 1:30 PM

September 28, 2024 at 1:30 PM
November 2, 2024 at 1:30 PM

Remaining 2024 Meetings to be Scheduled


Become a Fox River Trolley Museum member today and receive updates and discounts about museum events. Click below for more information.

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2024 Meetings to be Scheduled
Elgin Township Hall
729 S. Mclean Blvd
Elgin, IL  60123

Contact Us

General Information (847) 697-4676

Event and Ticket questions (847) 380-6121


365 S La Fox St, South Elgin, IL 60177           

P.O. Box 315

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Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 

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