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Type of Tours

Sixty (60) minute docent-led tours are avail­able by reser­va­tion starting at $35 per per­son.

For more infor­ma­tion on pri­vate tours and how to reg­is­ter con­tact us 
or call Todd Wenger at 847.923.3866, M-F from 9AM-5PM.

Hours + Directions

The entrance to the Schweikher House is a long gravel dri­ve­way along the east side of Meacham Road. The dri­ve­way can be spot­ted by our large grey mail­box next to the gap in the guardrail.

 

Parking

At the end of the dri­ve­way, there is a small area of park­ing in the court­yard between the garage and house. If the court­yard park­ing area is full, cars may also park along the north side of the dri­ve­way along the grassed shoul­der, fac­ing out toward Meacham Road. Please pull far enough off the drive on to the grassed shoul­der to allow cars to pass. Please turn around in the court­yard; no U-turns are allowed along the length of the driveway.

Directions

from o’hare/chicago via i-90:

From the O’Hare Air­port, merge onto I-190 East. Take the I-294 North to Exit 1C, toward Milwaukee/I-90 West toward Rockford.

Merge onto I-90 West/Jane Addams Memo­r­ial Toll­way toward Rock­ford (Por­tions toll). Take Exit 1Atoward Wood­field Road/IL-58/Golf Road. Merge onto West Frontage Road. Turn right onto East Hig­gins Road/IL-72 West. Turn left onto North Meacham Road; go past the Schaum­burg Road inter­sec­tion. 645 South Meacham Road is on the left.

from chicago/west sub­urbs via i-290 (or i-355):

From Chicago, take I-290 West. Merge onto I-355 North/Veterans Memo­r­ial Toll­way toward North­west Sub­urbs (Por­tions toll). Keep left at the fork to I-355 North (Por­tions toll).

Take I-290 West/I-355 North toward Rock­ford. Take the Thorn­dale Avenue Exit 5. Turn left onto Thorn­dale Avenue. Stay straight to go onto Elgin O’Hare Express­way West. Take the Meacham Road exit toward IL-53 South/Rohlwing Road/Medinah Road. Turn right onto Meacham Road; go past the Biester­field Road inter­sec­tion. 645 South Meacham Road is on the right.

hig­gins road (illi­nois route 72 — east bound):

Take Hig­gins Road East to Meacham Road. Turn right (South) on Meacham Road; go past the Schaum­burg Road inter­sec­tion. 645 South Meacham Road is on the left

hig­gins rd. (illi­nois route 72 — west bound):

Take Hig­gins Road West to Meacham Road. Turn left (South) on Meacham Road; go past the Schaum­burg Road inter­sec­tion. 645 South Meacham Road is on the left

roselle rd. (north bound):

Take Roselle Road North to Nerge Road. Turn right on Nerge Road to Meacham Road. Turn left (North) on Meacham Road; go past the Biester­field Road inter­sec­tion. 645 South Meacham Road is on the right

roselle rd. (south bound):

Take Roselle Road South to Schaum­burg Road. Turn left on Schaum­burg Road to Meacham Road. Turn right (South) on Meacham Road. 645 South Meacham Road is on the left.