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admission free AHM
Location: 
15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
We are located in the Aurora Municipal Center Complex
Phone: 303-739-6660
Email:
museum@auroragov.org
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The Art of Tea exhibit will be CLOSED on the following days:
Sunday, June 7, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The rest of the Museum will be open to the public.

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Brown Bag & White Linen Lecture Series
Wed., June 17; Noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: $4 ($3 Residents)
Aurora Historical Society members FREE

Food and Migration in the Twentieth Century
Over the last century, mass migration and globalization have brought foods and food cultures to the United States from across the globe. The result is an explosion of choices in the typical American supermarket. Learn about the changing taste of food with Dr. Laresh Jayasanker from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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Summer Camp
June 22-26 or July 13-17
Ages: 8-12
Time: 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday
Cost: $110 ($90 Residents)
Location: DeLaney Farm, 170 S. Chambers Road

The museum summer camp is a weeklong, half day camp designed to engage your kids with their past. Campers cook on a woodstove, hop on the historic trolley and fight for water rights as they discover Aurora through the lives of those who shaped our community.


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Open Days
Centennial House
Saturday, June 6
1 to 4 p.m.
Location: 1671 Galena Street
Visit the oldest home on Galena Street, built in 1890.

DeLaney Farm
Saturday, June 13
1 to 4 p.m.
Location: 170 S. Chambers Road
Explore early Aurora at the Gully Homestead and DeLaney Round Barn.
Live Music at DeLaney Farm. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
Relax and listen to Katie Glassman play the fiddle at the Gully House.


Sleepytime Images - Requires Permission from Museum!
Celestial Seasonings Tea Tasting
June 27
2 to 4 p.m.
$26 ($20 Resident)
Taste a variety of tea blends created by the staff at Celestial Seasonings.


image: Sleepytime Bear, courtesy of Celestial Seasonings



Tea Pot Collector's Corner

Collector's Corner Display
English Tea, Garden Collection on loan from Sheliah Andrews.

If you have a collection you would like to share, please call 303-739-6658 or email: museum@auroragov.org.



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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.





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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.
City of Aurora Colorado -- 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy -- Aurora, CO 80012            Access Aurora: 303-739-7000