Sci-Tech hands on museum

18 W. Benton Street, Aurora
630) 859-3434


ADMISSION: $10 Adults and Kids, ages 3 and under are free

HOURS: Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

  • 200+ interactive STEAM exhibits

  • Pack a lunch!


Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Address: 53 N. Broadway, Aurora
Phone Number: (630) 256-4140


ADMISSION: $5 per person

HOURS: Thursday + Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm**Memorial Day - Labor Day: Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm**

  • Variety of hands-on interactive exhibits

  • Permanent exhibit includes an antique fire apparatus from the Aurora Fire DepartmentGroup tours available


Blackberry Farm

100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora
(630) 892-1550


ADMISSION: Ages 2 and under are free, $6/FVPD residents, $9/non-residents

HOURS vary; check the site for specifics

  • Regular Season: May 1 - October 28

  • Pioneer life structures and artifacts

  • Carousel, train, wagon, and pony rides

  • Large play park structure

  • Pack a lunch!


Phillips park zoo

1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora
(630) 256-3860


ADMISSION: FREE admission (donations are welcome)!

HOURS: Sunday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • A Reptile House featuring nearly 20 varieties of reptiles

  • Several birds and mammals

  • Pack a lunch!


aurora historical society

20 E. Downer Place, Aurora

(630) 906-0650


ADMISSION: FREE admission (donations are welcome)!

HOURS: Wednesday - Saturday, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Exhibition galleries for historical artifacts AND community art

  • Aurora Gift Shop on premises!


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