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Where
    Arlington Heights Historical Society (in the Arlington Room)
    110 W. Fremont St.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 255-1225

      

    The Arlington Heights Historical Society (pictured above) is located in the northern part of downtown Arlington Heights on W. Fremont St., just west of the Arlington Heights Public Library. Please follow the walkway along the right side of the building to the side entrance between the Dunton Room and Arlington Room.
    You may wish to refer to the detailed zoomable map with driving directions and perhaps the aerial photograph, which shows available free parking.

How to Get There

    From Route I-90
    Exit Arlington Heights Rd North. Take Arlington Heights Rd through downtown Arlington Heights and past Northwest Highway (Route 14). The second light after Northwest Highway is Euclid Avenue. Turn left and head west. The third intersection will be N. Vail Ave. The Arlington Heights Memorial Library will be at this corner. Turn left and go one block south to W. Fremont. Instead of turning right on W. Fremont. pull ahead and park in the lot just south of Fremont. The main historical society museum building is at 110-112 W. Fremont.
    From Route 53
    Exit Euclid Ave. East exit. Take Euclid Ave. east, past Arlington Heights International Racecourse, past Northwest Highway (Route 14) to N. Vail Ave. N. Vail is the fourth street past Northwest Highway. The Arlington Heights Memorial Library will be at this corner. Turn right and go one block south to W. Fremont. Instead of turning right on W. Fremont, pull ahead and park in the lot just south of Fremont. The main historical society museum building is at 110-112 W. Fremont.
    From Route 14
    Take Route 14 into Arlington Heights. At Vail Ave. intersection (Citgo gas station) turn and head north on Vail for not quite three blocks, and park in the lot on your left just south of Fremont. The main historical society museum building is at 110-112 W. Fremont.
or via Public Tranportation
    Metra, CTA, and Pace information, including schedules, is available by calling 836-7000 in your area code.
    Information is also available on the web:
    Metra trains (Northwest Line, between Harvard and the Madison St. station downtown) run every two hours on Sunday.

    CTA 'L' trains are available to connect with Pace buses to Des Plaines.  The following are the only buses which run through Des Plaines on Sunday (about every half hour):
    The Blue (O'Hare) Line connects to Pace bus Route 209 (Golf/Woodfield) at Harlem Ave.
    The Purple (Evanston) Line connects to Pace Bus Route 250 (Dempster) at Davis St. in Evanston.

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