Fox River Trolley Museum

Upcoming Special Events

A League of Our Own Vintage Softball Game

Planning on visiting the museum on July 14? Ride the trolleys and stay for a very special softball game!

Join the League of Our Own Vintage Softball League for a game of World War II Home Front Entertainment at the Fox River Trolley Museum on July 14 at 1 p.m. Game time at 1 p.m., Warm Up at 12:30 p.m.

The League represents the 1943 Rockford Peaches, Kenosha Comets and Racine Belles which were made famous in the 1992 film, A League of Their Own.

Want to be a Peach, Belle or Comet for the day? Bring your ball glove and you might be invited to join us on the field. We play 12” softball much like the original league did in 1943. We often have an open spot or two for fans to join in on the fun. Came as you are, but if you wish to join in on the fun and wear World War II era clothing, even better. Dirt in the Skirt! For more information about the league please visit:

Ghost Story Train

Come join us for an evening full of frights and delicious delights. Gather around the roaring fire and listen to spooky stories and sing campfire songs while eating scrumptious s'mores.

Ride the Ghost Story Train on Saturdays, October 19 and 26, 2019, with departures at 5, 6:15, and 7:30 p.m.

Costumes are welcome! Suitable for all ages.

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Christmas-themed Events

The Fox River Trolley Museum will operate three Christmas-themed events for 2019, including the Christmas City Express, South Elgin, Christmas City Express, Wilmette, and the Polar Express, South Elgin. Tickets available June 1, 2019.

Christmas Events Information

Help Us to Thrive Beyond the Vandalism that Occurred in July of 2018.

The Fox River Trolley Museum is in the process of recovering from a terrible burglary, that was discovered on July 7th. 

As reported everywhere, two boys, 11 & 13 used pick axes to break through a wall and did over $110,000 of damage across all seven cars inside the barn.

As of May 13, 2019 our page has reached $53,000.00!!! Thank you to everyone who has shown their support, there are no words to express our gratitude!!

View Photos of the Damage

See the Recovery In Process

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Not Afraid of Heavy Hard Work? 

Volunteers needed to work on the tracks!

Email Chris Nelson at today


The Trolley Museum recently hosted a fund-raising event by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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