Upcoming Events

Mon 07

Pearl Harbor Day

December 7
Thu 10
Fri 18
Mon 21

First Day Of Winter

December 21
Thu 24

Christmas Eve

December 24
Fri 25

Christmas Day

December 25

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.