The Aurora History Museum may not be on your radar, but it’s a gem. Filled with artifacts and documents pertaining to the history of Aurora and Colorado, the Museum is a treasure trove of fun things to explore with both permanent exhibits (including a 1913 trolley) and temporary ones. Even better, admission is FREE.
Growing Home is a permanent exhibit about Aurora’s history featuring Trolley Trailer No. 610, a fully-restored 1913 historic trolley trailer. The exhibit highlights people, places, and events from Aurora’s history.
It features over 100 historic photographs and objects, and the fully restored 1913 historic Trolley Trailer No. 610. You can even go inside the trolley and experience 100 years of history first-hand.
A most timely exhibit is The Rise of the Aurora Suburb During the Cold War. The exhibit offers local stories of Aurora residents’ experiences during the Cold War when the nation was preparing for the threat of a potential global nuclear holocaust. It is open through April 24, 2022.
Other exhibits include Aurora Parks Explored.
The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
Admission is FREE.
Call 303-739-6660 with questions or reservation assistance.
Click here to register online. Be sure to include yourself and each person coming with you in the quantity for your reservation.
Aurora History Museum is at 15051 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora.