Lizzadro Museum Closing its doors in
Elmhurst, May 31, 2019

After 57 years, the Museum’s Elmhurst location at 220 Cottage Hill Avenue will close on May 31st as the Museum prepares to move to a larger space in Oak Brook and re-open in the fall.

The Lizzadro Museum opened in Elmhurst in 1962 and houses one of the largest collections of lapidary art in the world. The new building at 1220 Kensington Road win Oak Brook provides improved space for exhibits, educational activities and special events.

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The Lizzadro Museum displays gemstone treasures, antiques to modern, with a blending of earth science exhibits.

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art



Tuesday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Free Admission)
Saturday10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  
 The Museum is closed on major holidays


Seniors (60+):$4.00
Students & Teens:$3.00
Children 7–12:$2.00
Children under 7:Free
 Friday is Free Day at the Museum

Members of the Lizzadro Museum and active members of the Armed Forces
are admitted free of charge on any day the Museum is open to the public. 

Accessibility to the Museum

The Museum has facilities to provide access for visitors with disabilities.
Handicapped Entrance ramp adjacent to the parking lot.


The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art is located in beautiful Wilder Park in Elmhurst, Illinois, 16 miles due west of downtown Chicago, accessible by train via Metra West Line.

The entrance to Wilder Park is on Prospect Avenue, 3 blocks west of York Road and 2 1/2 blocks north of St. Charles Road.

Parking is free for buses and cars. Buses are allowed to let visitors off and park on the west side of Cottage Hill Avenue. No large buses are allowed into Wilder Park. Click the map below to enlarge.

For more information on directions please call the Museum at 630.833.1616 during Museum hours.

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