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Aurora Historical Society & Hillary House

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Victorian Gem of York Region

I'm so glad that I finally decided to stop and visit the Hillary House last weekend, being a true... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
LadyVonRose
Aurora’s Hidden Gem

The Hillary House and Homestead with it’s medical museum is located on the West side of Yonge... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
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15372 Yonge St, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1N8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I'm so glad that I finally decided to stop and visit the Hillary House last weekend, being a true fan of the Victorian era and history lover. I had passed the house many times always wondering what was inside, so it was nice to finally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Hillary House and Homestead with it’s medical museum is located on the West side of Yonge street North of Wellington and is a National Historical site! It is a must for the spesker’s monthly serie and at Christmas with Santa and other events! Make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ClaireDAurore
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Hillary House is very interesting from period artifacts, old doctor's instruments, and knowledgable guides, who explain the history of the house and the families who lived there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Hillary house is full of original furnishings and heirlooms. It is well preserved. Well worth a trip to see it

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I visited this magnificent place last weekend. It’s amazing how this house’s original antique set up is maintained through all these years. Kudos to the staff that made this possible and make everyone welcomed. The place is so rich in history and makes one appreciate...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carlomagZ
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Loved this house. My work had a private tour of the museum. It's a wonderful Victorian example home. Loved the decor and antiques.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank GREENQUEEN08
Reviewed 10 November 2017

What a cute place to get married. Attended a small wedding ceremony & reception. Got a great tour about the history of the house while they were getting their pictures done! The time flew by. Lovely space. My only wish would have been a ladies...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sara H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Visited for a professional development course so had three days of learning more about this wonderful home. Such potential for events and learning about heritage Aurora.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KateJourney
Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of the most significant historic buildings in Aurora. It is, in fact, a national historic site. Well-preserved with on-site curators and special exhibits and talks. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tessa83
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The house is very much maintained as it was left and includes many of the artifacts over its 150+ years as a doctor's residence and office. Most of the artifacts reflect the early part of the 1900s and reminded us how much medicine has changed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank travelbob1
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