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Aurora History Museum

15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012-1554
+1 303-739-6660
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Aurora History

Very interesting Museum, nice place to visit, not large but worth the visit! We visit the museums... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
JCPGEP
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Aurora, Colorado
Aurora History

They update the Museum with new items . The history of the old restored trolly care is very... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2015
Bruce D
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Aurora, Colorado
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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 photos, a variety of great stories, and a fully restored 1913 trolley trailer (street car). We offer a number of educational programs, tours, teas, workshops, lectures, film series, and family events for all ages throughout the year. Our hands-on gallery is a great place for children & adults to learn through interaction and play. History reserachers are invited to make an appointment to search our historical archives for photos, documents, and materials covering local, regional, and state history. Something for Everyone! Our hours are Tues-Fri 9am to 4pm and Sat & Sun 11am to 4pm. Admission is FREE.
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15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012-1554
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very interesting Museum, nice place to visit, not large but worth the visit! We visit the museums every so often to see what is new and revisit what is history!!!

1  Thank JCPGEP
Reviewed 18 June 2015

They update the Museum with new items . The history of the old restored trolly care is very interesting and well done. We have donated items from time to time since we are long time residents of this city.

1  Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Small museum that shows history of Aurora with changing exhibits. Within walking distance of various buildings in area: Aurora Public Library, Center Pointe Plaza, and the Century 21 Theaters and mall.

1  Thank Emily L
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The Aurora History Museum is great little museum with changing exhibits for kids and kids at heart. The museum is free but donation is appreciated. I like to visit the museum with my little girl and there is always something new to keep me coming....More

2  Thank Durango13
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We visited the Aurora History Museum on New Year’s Eve. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 0900-1600 and Saturday and Sunday from 1100-1600. They are closed Mondays and on national holidays. The museum is free to the public and also services as a...More

5  Thank wbullseye
Reviewed 2 June 2014

It Small. The exhibits are put together well. It's fun to spend a hour or so. The price is right. Check it out!

1  Thank AuroraEd
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I have been there a few times. While it is small it has impact. Depending on the display it is worth checking it out. Each time I was a display I was interested in, and I was surprised at the quality. Check it out and...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Aurora History Museum is hard to find, tucked behind the city and county buildings, but worth the search. Their featured exhibits are usually well done, especially the exhibit of the Colorado Japanese internment camp last year. We enjoyed the history of video games. In...More

Thank RockyMtnfan
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Aurora Museum is a free small museum that is right next to the Aurora Central Library. The exhibitions vary and are very interesting. They usually come from private collections. Anything from the history of video games to Vietnam War remembrances. There is also a room...More

Thank grammyabcdefbb
Reviewed 5 February 2013

A museum focused on City of Aurora with rotating exhibits of related subjects such as a current one of photos of the earth and moon taken from space station. All volunteer and very well run operation, supported by the city plus donations. No admission, but...More

1  Thank Robert W
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