Tour buildings with unique architecture and fascinating histories. Open Elgin features 30+ unique spaces, such as the U-46 Planetarium and Observatory, old Gail Borden Public Library and Channing Memorial Elementary, celebrating its 50th anniversary! Please email or call 847-741-5660 if you want to volunteer at Open Elgin to welcome visitors to these unique buildings.


**Open Elgin Sponsors: Elgin Area Chamber and the Enhancing Elgin Committee of the Elgin Development Group, the City of Elgin, School District U-46, Judson University, Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Neighborhood Association, the Elgin History Museum, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and the Gail Borden Public Library District.


Elgin Area Chamber Elgin Development Group Enhancing Elgin Committee