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Rails to Victory

Tickets now available

Rails to Victory runs on June 10 and 11: Join us for a living history reenactment of World War II, including battles, resistance, the home front, and more!

Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl

Tickets now available

Stop by Saturday, June 24 for a fiesta of dance featuring the Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl, trolley rides, and a food truck!

Polar Express

Tickets go on sale June 1

Join us for a trip to the North Pole, visit from Santa Claus, Christmas carols, and the experience of a lifetime this winter! Tickets sell out quickly, so get them while you can!

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 29, 2023 - Memorial Day - Free Flags for all riders

June 1 - Polar Express tickets go on sale

June 10-11 - Rails to Victory

Join us for a living history reenactment of World War II! Experience scenes from the war years depicting battles, resistance insurgencies, civilian home-front activities, and much more.
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June 24 - Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl

Ride the rails south abroad a historic electric trolley to a fiesta of dance, featuring the Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl (BFH), an in-residence ensemble at Elgin Community College, Relax while being whisked along the beautiful Fox River to the performance sheld in the Jon Duerr Forest Preserve at the end of the line.

Tickets will be $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

More information and ticket purchases coming soon.

Private charters also available!

Regular Operating Day - Sunday May 15, 2022   11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Antique Historic Trolley Excursion along the banks of the Fox River to the heart of the Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserv.   Trains leave South Elgin Castlemuir Station every 45-minuts starting at 11:00 AM

Latest News

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.

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.

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

Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 1:30 PM
Saturday, November 4, 2023 at 1:30 PM


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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Annual Membership Meeting
Saturday September 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM
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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