Trailside Museum of Natural History

738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest, Illinois 60305 USA

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Opens Fri 11a
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  • No Wifi
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One of the six Nature Centers of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. Trailside Museum opened in 1932, and has educated and delighted generations of families in Cook County.

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Kathleen C.

Love Trailside! This is such a great little spot - walking trails in the woods and a cute little walkway to see a few owls and a fox outside as well. In the winter, you can cross country ski on... Read more

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Nicole M.

This place is as charming on the inside as it is outside. It's small for a museum, but we easily spent about an hour and a half there with two young kiddos. The inside has some nature-inspired... Read more

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Aesha E.

The Trailside Museum of Natural History is one of the museums of the Forest Preserve Cook County system. This nature museum is fanciest of them all, as it was once a mansion. It's also in a nice... Read more

Trailside Museum of Natural History

738 Thatcher Ave
River Forest, Illinois
60305 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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