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Aurora History Museum

15051 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO 80012-1554
+1 303-739-6660
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Great Place to take a History Buff

I was amazed to find out so much History about the town I had moved too and also they have things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linda H
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Aurora, Colorado
A museum-goer's delight

This museum may not be as large as others, but is quite the delight. The venues of exhibits varies... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kathy 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum may not be as large as others, but is quite the delight. The venues of exhibits varies and sure to please everyone.

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Not only is this local Aurora history and memorabilia but items that anyone who grew up in the U.S.will recognize .

Thank T L
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by how cool this Museum was. Plenty to see for both adults, and kids. If you are in the area you will be glad you stopped by to check this place out.

Thank Dwayne A
Reviewed 7 December 2016

One of the best deals in town. For the cost of an optional donation, you can experience Aurora's history and other regional exhibits. We've enjoyed the Doctor's Office exhibit and the TV Repair shop exhibit in the past. And, the craft displays are always a...More

Thank j d
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Found this museum, which is directly next to a Police Memorial Wall, wall is in the back-outside. This museum is small. We had some time to spare before we headed to the airport and walked through in about thirty minutes. There is no charge to...More

Thank 1PalapasOnTheBeach
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The staff was nice and the place interesting. Not sure it would be something to drive to unless you were looking to get on the other side of Denver Traffic to catch a flight at the airport. We had a 5:30 and wanted to be...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is always very interesting. It always has a special exhibit and always very good. I have never had crowds and the displays are wonderful. I would recommend.

Thank gypsymonica
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is worth a visit and a short drive from Denver, easy to find plenty of parking. interesting local history and very informative.

Thank RGB25
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is not publicized that much, really, and a lot of people don't know about it but it is surprisingly interesting and has very interesting exhibits. It is also free!!

Thank goseefalls
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