Elmhurst

Exhibit Celebrates Elmhurst History

Interactive map table lets Elmhurst History Museum visitors view the city’s growth through the decades

Interactive map table lets Elmhurst History Museum visitors view the city’s growth through the decades

Museums get a lot of attention when they debut a new exhibit, but there are also permanent exhibits at local museums across the region. Visitors often overlook the long term exhibits. First Light host Brian O’Keefe stopped by the Elmhurst History Museum this week and found a pretty amazing exhibit

The Elmhurst History Museum’s “By All Accounts” exhibit goes from the city’s earliest settlers to modern day DuPage County

The Elmhurst History Museum’s “By All Accounts” exhibit goes from the city’s earliest settlers to modern day DuPage County

Elmhurst Magic Shop Continues to Amaze

Magic shows have entertained audiences for hundreds of years, from the spectacle of a Las Vegas style show with wild animals and enormous effects, to table top card tricks. Now it would seem the art form is enjoying a resurgence of performers and interest. First Light host Brian O'Keefe visited a local magic shop to see if the renewed interest means more business.

Illusions abound at Bob James Magic & Curiosities in downtown Elmhurst

Illusions abound at Bob James Magic & Curiosities in downtown Elmhurst

Bob James has owned and operated his magic shop in Elmhurst for 27 years

Bob James has owned and operated his magic shop in Elmhurst for 27 years

Snoopy Flies Into Elmhurst

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Crowds have been streaming into the Elmhurst History Museum for a new exhibit. The museum located in the limestone block Glos Mansion in downtown Elmhurst is the first stop of a national touring exhibit that highlights one of the most recognizable characters from Charles Schultz’ Peanuts comic strip

The "Snoopy and The Red Baron" exhibit at the Elmhurst History Museum is attracting record crowds

The "Snoopy and The Red Baron" exhibit at the Elmhurst History Museum is attracting record crowds

The popularity of Snoopy as a World War I flying ace prompted stuffed animals, collectibles, and even a lunchbox  

The popularity of Snoopy as a World War I flying ace prompted stuffed animals, collectibles, and even a lunchbox