The Aurora History Museum will be closed on July 3rd and 4th during regular business hours.
AHM will be open during the Aurora 4th of July Spectacular from 4pm - 8pm.
Saturday, July 11, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
All other exhibits will be open to the public.
Hours & Directions
image courtesy of Picture Me Here
Wed., July 15; Noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: $4 ($3 Residents)
Aurora Historical Society members FREE
Picture Me Here: Digital Storytelling by Refugees
Picture Me Here is a photographic, digital storytelling program for refugees based in Denver and Aurora. The project uses photography, video, and writing as powerful communication tools for social engagement, community building, and integration. Brigid McAuliffe, Co-founder and director of Picture Me Here, shares the history and stories of this project.
Ukulele Lessons and Just Talking Story
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Explore Hawaiian culture and history through music. Each month the museum will host free ukulele lessons interwoven with stories from Polynesian cultures. A limited number of ukuleles are available to borrow, please call ahead to reserve one. 303-739-6663 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, July 19, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to be a police officer or firefighter? Test your skills at our family day event by participating in the museum's job function test based on the real obstacle course completed by APD cadets. Or stop by and see a historic fire truck before checking out the latest exhibit, Behind the Badge: Public Safety in Aurora.
Location: Aurora History Museum and municipal complex lawn
Free and open to the public
Call for Entries
Deadline August 10
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: email@example.com.
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.