Trailside Museum

category : Nature Preserves
Get in touch with nature in a beautiful wooded setting near the Des Plaines River.

Admission: Free
Hours: Closed Thursdays. Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun, 10am - 4pm.
Address: Thatcher Ave. and Chicago Ave.
Phone: 708-366-6530

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