Aurora’s New Family Portrait Exhibit ‘A Brilliant Idea’

Too silent. Those are words that came to mind for art conservator Scott Sherwood when, a…

Tanner House Holidays 2019

Soak in the unparalleled charm created by the décor masterfully created by this year’s designers in…

Tanner House Tours – Geared For Children 4-10

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

Tanner Tidbit: Kitchen Stove

Join Karen Blee Nickels, Docent of the Tanner House Museum, as she describes one of the…

Tanner House Tours – 2019 Season

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

Tanner House Tours – Geared for Children 4-10

Built in 1857, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his…

Photo: Which Artifact Is Your Favorite?

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

Photo: The Victorians Loved Color and Pattern

See for yourself at the Tanner House Museum. Open Sunday and Wednesday afternoons. Tours at 1,…

Photo: Sunday Visitors Expected

Photo: The Smiths of Peoria

The Parlor has seen many happy celebrations since 1857. The Smiths (on right), from the Peoria…

Aurora Museums After Dark

OPEN EXTRA HOURS TODAY, June 13, 2019. Today is the first *Museums After Dark* evening of…

Photo: Docent Kaye Hubbard with her great-grandmother’s dress, now on display in the Downstairs Bedroom

Tanner House tours are offered every Wednesday and Sunday afternoon until September 29. (Closed July 3…