Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

220 Cottage Hill Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 833-1616
Fax (630) 833-1225 | E-mail Us


One-of-a-kind museum with displays of Chinese jade and other hard stone carvings, dioramas, minerals, gemstones, earth science, and hands-on exhibits. Unique gift shop, free parking. Group tours available with reservations. Educational programs offered.

Note: Some map locations are approximate. Please call the venue at (630) 833-1616 for exact directions.

Transportation Distances

Miles To I-2902
Miles To I-2942
Miles To I-884
Miles From DuPage Airport15
Miles From Downtown Chicago17
Miles To I-35510
Miles From O'Hare Airport12
Miles From Midway Airport23
Miles To I-5510
Miles To I-9015
Closest Metra LineMetra Union Pacific West Line

For more information, visit our website or call us at (630) 833-1616


Gift Shop Yes

Motorcoach Driver Yes
Student Yes
Military Yes
Senior Yes

MasterCard Yes
Visa Yes
Personal Check Yes
Travelers Check Yes

Other Museum Yes

Motorcoach/Group Tours
Meet and Greet Programs Yes
Welcome Reception Provided Yes
Work with Motorcoach/Group Tours Yes
Minimum # of People for Group Tour 10
Maximum # of People for Group Tour 100

Upcoming Events

Dates Event Name & Description
ONGOING The Rock Cafe @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
This popular exhibit features 3 meals made of stone.

Warning: Eating rocks leads to broken teeth! ...Read on.
2/23/19 - 2/23/19 All About Pearls @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Gemologist Sakina Bharani presents the whole spectrum of pearls, including the growth process of natural pearls and human intervention in cultured pearls. Learn about the different types of pearls, th...Read on.
3/2/19 - 3/2/19 Rock & Mineral ID @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Geologist Sara Kurth presents an introduction to rocks and minerals. Learn to identify minerals through basic hand-on identification including observation skills and hardness tests. Great for rockhoun...Read on.
3/2/19 - 3/2/19 Rockin' Jewelry for Kids @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Children can make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make with stones from the Museum Shop and learn how to work with jeweler’s tools. Completes Girl Scout Je...Read on.
3/23/19 - 3/23/19 Dino Discoveries @ Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art
Children become dinosaur detectives with “Paleontologist Illinois Bone” to learn about the world of dinosaurs. Fossils and props are used to create an awareness of dinosaur characteristics. See live a...Read on.

Facility Information

Exhibit SpaceYes
Number of Rooms2
Banquet Seating100
Largest Room 3,000 sq. ft.
Total Area 3,000 sq. ft.
Ceiling Height 10 Feet
Receptions Area Capacity200
Theater Capacity75
Exhibit Space Yes
Auditorium Seating Available Yes
Meeting/Banquet/Exhibit Space Available? Yes
Allow Outside Caterers Yes
On-Site AV Yes
Available for Private Events Yes
Auditorium Seating Capacity 75
Total Exhibit Space Sq. Ft. 5,000 sq. ft.

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