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Welcome To The Aurora History Museum

Aurora History Museum site

Aurora History Museum is one of the most popular museums in the area, and soon you’ll find out why that’s so. It has been a local and regional history, arts & cultural center for decades with different exhibits and amusing educational programs for people of all age groups. The main exhibit of the museum features around 100 different historic photos and interesting artifacts from Aurora’s military history and also one-of-a-kind fully-restored trolley from 1913 which you can see in the photo below that used to run along Colfax Ave.

Aurora History Museum trolley from 1913

Location and working hours of Aurora History Museum

The Museum is situated on the northwest corner of Alameda and Chambers off of Alameda Drive, in AMC Campus. You will find the Museum right next to Justice Center. There are available parking places for the ones interested in visiting Aurora History Museum.

This Museum is closed on Mondays, but feel free to stop by any other day. We’re there for you Tuesday—Friday, 9am—4pm and 11am—4pm on weekends. We’re usually closed on holidays, but feel free to check the exact dates here. If you’re planning on coming as a part of a group, please contact us in advance so we can be sure your visit will be as pleasant as possible.

Aurora History Museum Exhibits

Growing Home is the only permanent exhibit with Trolley Trailer No. 610 from 1913. The trolley is fully restored, so you’re invited to come inside experience 100 years of history on your own. That is the only permanent exhibit in the museum, but you can find many more throughout the year like Wings to Satellite or U.S. 40 ant the American Roadtrip.  Every few months the Aurora History Museum features residents’ collections, where the people of Aurora provide their collections, from Hello Kitty and Barbie dolls to porcelain and glassware. If your an Auroran and think you have a collection worth sharing, don’t hesitate on contacting us for a chance to get it featured in our Museum.

The building of Aurora History Museum

Contact the Museum

You can find Aurora History Museum at the following address:

15051 E. Alameda Parkway 
Aurora, Colorado 80012

You can reach them by phone or email:

Phone: 303 739 6660
Fax: 303 739 6657
Email: museum@auroragov.org

 

 

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