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Events & Programs

To find out more about any of these programs, contact the AHMHS education team, 303.739.6663 or email us.

Upcoming Programs

Super Old News
Every Tuesday at 11 a.m. on the AHMHS Facebook page, Super Old News brings you up-to-date old news from Aurora's historic newspapers.

Morning at the Museum
Wednesdays, February 2 & 16
10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-6
Drop in and spend the morning at the Aurora History Museum for educational stories, activities and more. There are new programs on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. This program takes place inside or outside the museum depending on the weather. Please note, children must be supervised by an adult.

LECTURE: Conversation with the Curators
Wednesday, February 16
Noon-1 p.m.
The Museum has received many comments and questions about our Without a Home in Aurora exhibit which features profiles and thoughts of Aurorans experiencing homelessness. In this discussion the people who created the exhibit talk about their experiences. The panel includes Christopher Shackleford, exhibits curator; Lauren Buote, exhibits assistant; Scott Williams, museum director and Amy Forestieri whose striking black and white photography is included in the exhibit.

You can attend this lecture  in-person at the museum, or online. The lecture is free, but you must register to receive the link to the Webex meeting. More than one person can attend using the same computer. 

High Line Canal Community Walk
DeLaney Homestead Historic Site
Saturday, January 22
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Walk and learn about the rich history of the DeLaney Historic District starting with the Gully and DeLaney families who immigrated to the area in the 1860s. Kristin Memmott, a Parks, Rec and Open Space (PROS) Naturalist with the City of Aurora, will share insights about the types of animals in this environment, including one species whose markings can be seen on-site during the tour. 

From a sneak peek of various on-site structures at the farm and historical water use facts to present-day natural environment observations — don’t miss this trek through time along the High Line Canal! FIND OUT MORE & REGISTER

Historic Sites Geocache Collection
Find geocaches located at Aurora Landmarks No. 9, No. 11, No. 20, and No. 26 using
After you find the cache, visit the Aurora History Museum during regular business hours and receive a limited edition coin for each geocache you find. We showcase a different historic landmark every year, so start your collection today!

Coins are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You do not need to pick up the coin on the same day you find the cache.

Online Content

Discover DeLaney Homestead
The Discover DeLaney Homestead series is a great way to compliment a walk through the DeLaney Homestead Historic District and Open Space. Click a link below to learn more about the historic site.

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