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Illinois Adventure #1801 "American Movie Palace Museum"


The museum is located at the Society headquarters in the historic York Theatre building, 152 North York Street, 2nd floor, Elmhurst, Illinois (located approximately 16 miles West of Chicago’s Loop). On display are a great variety of objects from the era of the great movie palaces in the U.S. The Museum is open free of charge (although donations are gratefully accepted!) Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and most third Saturdays of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Call to reconfirm third Saturdays.) No appointments are necessary. Evening open houses are also occasionally scheduled. Small group tours are welcome by prior arrangement. Call the Society at (630) 782-1800 for further details.


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