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Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice visit

Nice little museum and very cute gift shop. Gem in the suburbs. Located next to a nice park and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jessica G
Elmhurst, Illinois
Very interesting

Friday’s are free! The collection is very interesting. A little more detail on each piece would... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Portland, Oregon
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Our Museum is dedicated to the art of cutting and polishing stone. We house a world class collection of jade and hard-stone cravings along with an interactive Rock and Mineral exhibit that is great for all ages!
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220 S Cottage Hill Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3351
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice little museum and very cute gift shop. Gem in the suburbs. Located next to a nice park and easy to walk to grab a cup of copy

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Friday’s are free! The collection is very interesting. A little more detail on each piece would have been great. The staff was friendly and helpful. We didn’t stay to watch the movie because the sound of grinding stone is...ugh! The information on the lower level...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mokemo
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place and so glad I did. Great information and some beautiful objects. And Friday's was free!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank orca8723
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! Free on Fridays! Small museum with priceless reexamine of Made carvings and other precious carvings and displays. Great little gift shop with very child friendly prices. Took the grandkids there. Watched mini movies on how to"s and it was great. About...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Every time I travel to Chicago to visit friends, this is a MUST visit ! It’s a small museum in the suburb of Elmhurst, but is being expanded & moving in 2019. You can currently see everything in less than 2 hours. And, your brain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pauline W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very nice museum. It will take a couple of hours to view the items and be in awe of the artistic talent of so many who have taken stones and made them art. The wall art was beyond amazing, you will need 20/20 sight and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dcaismurphysdad
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a very nice little place--the carved jade collection is especially beautiful to look at. One floor is of carved gemstone and ivory pieces of art, including a good variety of Chinese snuff bottles and some neat dioramas of scenes with carved stone animals....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joan D
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I have been here a few times and I love going anytime I'm in the Elmhurst area. It is kind of small and a good way to kill a couple hours, but definitely not an all day thing. However, it is visual overload. I'm no...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aziza H
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

If you have ever been to the geological exhibits at the Field museum, you’ll love them, but it’ll feel like nothing compared to the wonders of the Lizzadro Museum. The upstairs area simply blew me away, with everything from intricate Asian sculptures to petrified oak...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CaptainSerbia
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing collection of gems and lapidary art. Carved animals in their natural settings are a real attraction for children. Quite an impressive collection from all over the world.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mike S
3 December 2017|
Response from LizzadroMuseum L | Property representative |
We are planning on moving sometime in the fall of 2019