15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
We are located in the Aurora Municipal Center Complex
The Art of Tea exhibit will be CLOSED on the following days:
Thursday, April 23, 9am - 4pm
Saturday, May 2, 2- 3pm
Sunday, June 7, 11am - 4pm
Saturday, July 11, 11:00am - 1:30pm
The rest of the Museum will be open to the public.
Antique Appraisal FairSaturday, April 25; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Have your antiques & collectibles evaluated by local appraisers! This bi-annual event is sponsored and coordinated by the Aurora Museum Foundation. Museum Foundation members receive one free appraisal.
Cost: $5/per individual item; 5 item limit
All attendees are required to have a reserved event entrance time. This is not an appointment. Instead, this is a specific assigned time to enter the event. Each person will then be assigned to an appraiser and wait for their next available slot.
Call 303-739-6705 to request an event entrance time. No Walk-ins Accepted.
Sun., April 26; 1-4 p.m.
Aurora's turning 124 year old this year and we're celebrating! Join us for cake and fun birthday activities. This year, ventriloquist Meghan Casey will perform with Aidan the dinosaur puppet and her magician brother Michael. Performance times: 1:30, 2:30 & 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Aurora Museum Foundation
Sunday, May 3; 2pm - 3pm
Minks, sugar beets and marijuana help tell the tale of Aurora's continued growth. In conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, The Way We Worked, Jay Fell, history professor at the University of Colorado - Denver and co-author of Aurora: Gateway to the Rockies, will address the diverse businesses that put Aurora to work past and present.
Aurora Works! features rarely seen photos from the museum’s collection.
Brown Bag & White Linen Lecture Series
Wed., May 20; Noon to 1 p.m.
Mid-Century Polynesian Culture in Aurora
Take a look back at the heyday of Mid-Century Polynesian Pop culture and how exotic fantasies of the South Seas influenced it with local expert Mike Skinner.
Cost: $4 ($3 Residents)
Aurora Historical Society members FREE
Magnet Collection on loan from Leslie Jenkins.
If you have a collection you would like to share, please call 303-739-6658 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aurora Historic Sites STORYLINE
To access the Story Line program, call 303-739-6681 and follow the instructions. Each historic site has a narrative that will tell the listener information about the location. Aurora’s historic landmarks brochure can also serve as a guide to Story Line.
The Aurora History Museum is a program of the Cultural Services Division, Library & Cultural Services Department, city of Aurora. The Cultural Services Division is the largest single provider of arts and culture in the city of Aurora offering programs in performing arts, fine arts, history, and public art.