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Aurora Historical Museum

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Address: 317 Cedar St, Aurora, IL 60506-3901
Phone Number: 630 897 9029

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I had my kids in their summer program back in 1999-2000ish - great programs, were fun and educational for my kids. Unfortunately, below, it doesn't let me show visits that long... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Tina M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I had my kids in their summer program back in 1999-2000ish - great programs, were fun and educational for my kids. Unfortunately, below, it doesn't let me show visits that long ago.

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Aurora, Illinois
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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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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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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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