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A small but interesting Museum

A small museum to be sure but it is run by some dedicated folks that are friendly and helpful. it... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Michael D
Worth about one hour

If interested go to this free museum and learn about the history of the City of Aurora. Looks like... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
The_Don_Francisco
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We are a free community-based history, arts, and cultural center featuring changing history, culture, and fine and decorative arts exhibits focusing on a wide variety of topics. Our new permanent exhibit, "Growing Home," featuring over 100 historic...more
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15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012-1554
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum covers all ages. Great displays and even a room for the younger kids with activities and games.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jrittacco
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This free museum about Aurora's history is interesting and well-run, featuring an old trolley trailer. There are two other rooms with changing exhibits and a video about the history of Colfax Avenue. The staff is friendly and helpful if you need information about Aurora, too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Section426
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wrong again. Went here because my niece works at City Hall right across the crosswalk. Surpise Suprise!!!!!! they had so much interesting things to look at. Including a old trollu car that had been built on a house. Wonderful artifacts from the past. Well worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dolores W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

A small museum to be sure but it is run by some dedicated folks that are friendly and helpful. it was fun to find out some things I didn't know about Aurora, the surrounding area and the changes it's experienced over the years.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Michael D
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If interested go to this free museum and learn about the history of the City of Aurora. Looks like they have one area for displays of ethnic groups that are part of Aurora. About 20% of population in Aurora were born in a country other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank The_Don_Francisco
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our most recent visit (last month) was for two exhibits: a great collection of artifacts and photos telling the history and service of our own Buckley Field/Buckley Air National Guard/Buckley Air Force Base; and a photo exhibit of the days of the "Great American Road...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JimTrek
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I saw an article in a paper that the museum had a special display on the history of Buckley AFB that was going until around 3 June 2018. Since I started my Air Force career at Buckley AFB back in 1981, and finished my professional...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MT1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I only had a short time at this Museum before I had to catch a flight out of Denver Airport but what I saw was very interesting. I particularly liked the renovated 1913 Trolley Trailer (Trolley #610) that used to run along Colfax Ave into...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We got here about a half hour before closing on a Saturday. We focused on the Aurora history rooms, but could have spent more time there. The trolley was fun for the kids to climb around in, and the the geocache we were hunting was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank World2r
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was amazed to find out so much History about the town I had moved too and also they have things that were found on parts of land I have been to see.. Great place to bring school children to learn about where they live.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Linda H
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