Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the McCormick House?
The McCormick House is on our museum campus, adjacent to our main building.
How do I visit the McCormick House?
The McCormick House can be visited during regular museum hours. However, we recommend a docent or staff-led tour. Tours can be booked via our events page
Do you have kid-friendly activities?
Yes. The museum always exhibits an interactive, community-based project that is perfect for a hands-on experience. Additionally, we host Family Day Workshops every month, kid’s classes, summer camps, and more.
Can I take photos?
Photos may be taken of our permanent collection. Some restrictions may apply to our temporary exhibitions.
Professional photography must be booked with our Manager of Events, Jenn Guistolise email@example.com
Do you host private events?
The Elmhurst Art Museum is the perfect venue for weddings, holiday parties, corporate events, and other events. For more information or to schedule a tour please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (630) 834-0202
Are you handicap accessible?
Yes. The museum is fully handicap accessible. A wheelchair may be provided upon request.
Is public transportation nearby?
The museum is extremely accessible by train, car, and trolley. The Elmhurst Art Museum is approximately one block south of the Elmhurst Metra Station. The Union Pacific West line originates at Chicago’s Ogilvie Station. During the summer and winter months, the Explore Elmhurst trolley makes a regular stop in front of the museum.
Where can I park?
Parking is almost always available on our lot, which is shared with the Elmhurst Public Library.
Is there anywhere to eat?
We do not have a cafe, however many restaurants can be found in Elmhurst. Our front desk has a local dining guide.
Can I check my coat?
Yes, we have a coat check for events and regular visits.