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Aurora Historical Museum

317 Cedar Street, Aurora, IL 60506
630 897 9029
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Aurora
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Aurora, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

From clock making to beer brewing, Aurora has a long and interesting history. On display are many artifacts including the bones of a Mastodon found in a nearby lake. While there walk across the street to the GAR Memorial Hall for Civil War soldiers. Currently under restoration the inside is not open, but many of the artifacts are on display... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I love this museum. It really gives you insight into the history of the area, Aurora in particular. We need to know more about our area.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

This is a unique museum. There are main exhibits that stay year round. There are new exhibits every few months, also. Focus of museum is that of authentic Illinois and Aurora history. An interesting place that we enjoyed. I like the museum store there, has many made-in-Illinois items.

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