Featured Events

Dec 08

Tanner House Holidays 2019

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free
Dec 11

Tanner House Holidays 2019

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free

Upcoming Events

Fri 15

Exhibit: The Aurora Story

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free
Fri 15

Gift Shop

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 16

Exhibit: The Aurora Story

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free
Sat 16

Gift Shop

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

About Us

Giving the past a future! In continuous operation since 1906, the Aurora Historical Society is one of the oldest institutions in the Chicagoland area.

Come tour the 1857 Tanner House, visit our changing exhibits at the David L. Pierce Art and History Center or make an appointment to do research at our History Center.

Enjoy our special events such as lectures, cocktail parties for exhibit openings, July 4th Ringing of the Bells, and Holiday Open Houses at the Tanner House Museum.

Shop in our gift shop. Enjoy history.

We’ll be happy to see you.