The Aurora History Museum is part
of the Library and Cultural Services Department for the 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.
The Aurora History
Museum opened its doors in 1979 in a historic building with two small
galleries and an office. In 1990, the museum moved to its present
location and re-opened in 1991. The museum collects and exhibits
artifacts and documents pertaining to the history of Aurora and Colorado.
The museum receives funding from the city of Aurora, Scientific & Cultural Facilities District, and the Aurora Museum Foundation. Programs are also supported by the Aurora Historical Society.
Aurora History Museum shall be a professionally operated and managed
institution dedicated to the historical and cultural enrichment of the
community by encouraging the exploration and appreciation of Aurora’s
rich history. The museum will fulfill this mission by collecting,
interpreting, preserving, exhibiting, and making available for study
historically significant documents, artifacts, and art representative of
Aurora, its environs, cultures, and people both past and present.
The Aurora History Museum does not accept unsolicited applications. See current job postings for the city of Aurora.