Museum Week 2020: Part One — Portraits of the Past

It’s Museum Week in Aurora and EarthFoot Entertainment made us three videos of our favorite house.…

Museum Week 2020 Sneak Peek

A film crew captures art conservator Scott Sherwood at work cleaning a newly-acquired portrait. Their video…

This Month in Aurora History: June

“Theodore Roosevelt Day,” June 3, 1903 June 3, 1903, was a day of great fanfare and…

We Remember: Those Lost and the Origins of Memorial Day

Memorial Day began as a national celebration as "Decoration Day," in 1868, with May 30 designated…

Aurora Historical Society sees a retirement and an election of new board member

The Aurora Historical Society has announced the retirement of a long-time Board of Trustees member and…

Photo: There’s my dad!

Jeff Nila recently dropped by the Gift Shop to pick up a copy of our 2020…

Listen — WDBC First Light: Fire Destroys Aurora Landmark

Visit WDCB First Light’s site to listen to a segment on the now-destroyed Masonic Temple. What…

Final Children’s Tour of Summer 2019

On September 15, 2019, Docent Mike Bryant guides kids through making a do-it-yourself Victorian toy in…

Photo: Which Artifact Is Your Favorite?

Our activity for Museums After Dark on Thursday, August 8, 2019 is *what’s your favorite artifact…

Photo: A Flowery View at Tanner House

Tanner House is open Wednesdays and Sundays for FREE tours at 1, 2, and 3 pm.

Photo: Sunday Visitors Expected

“Signs of the Times” Exhibit

Our summer exhibit features dozens of commercial, institutional, and city signs from years gone by. Free,…