Little White School Museum (circa 1854) Located at Jackson & Polk Streets in Oswego 630-554-2999 Originally constructed as a church, this Greek Revival building also served as a schoolhouse for... more... map
Lyon Farm and Village Located on Dunbar Lane in Yorkville 630-553-6777 A wide variety of interesting, historic buildings and artifacts that trace the history of Kendall... more... map
William Tanner House Museum (circa 1856) 305 Cedar Street • Aurora, IL 60506 630-897-9029 This historic Italianate house was once owned by prominent merchant William Tanner and it is now... more... map
Libraries & Research Centers
Aurora History Center 305 Cedar Street • Aurora, IL 60506 Located Next to the William Tanner House 630-897-9029 Documentary and research materials dating from the 1830s to the present, including letters, legal... more... map
Air Classics Museum of Aviation 43W77 Route 30 • Aurora, IL 60554 Located at Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar Grove 630-466-0888 This museum contains all types of vintage military and training planes, as well as displays of... more...
Aurora West Forest Preserve Between Galena Boulevard & Route 56 • Aurora, IL 60506 Located on Hankes Road 630-232-5980 This preserve features over 40 acres of mature woodland with large oak trees, a diverse assortment... more... map
Bliss Woods Forest Preserve 5S660 Bliss Road • Aurora, IL 60554 Located in Sugar Grove 630-232-5980 Get a glimpse at the natural environment that existed in this area before European settlers arrived... more...
Phillips Park Located on Smith Boulevard 630-898-7228 This 280 acre mammouth park has a wide variety of recreational features, including picnic... more... map
Phillips Park Zoo 901 Ray Moses Drive • Aurora, IL 60505 630-978-4700 An educational experience for students, groups, and citizens is provided at this zoo where animals... more... map
Science & Technology
SciTech Hands-On Museum 18 West Benton • Aurora, IL 60506 630-859-3434 More than 200 exhibits on light, magnetism, weather, math, physics, and chemistry can be found at... more... map
Tours & Cruises
Aurora Downtown Walking Tour 44 West Downer Place • Aurora, IL 60506 630-897-5581 Take an informative and intriguing self-guided tour of Aurora's historic downtown and see numerous... more... map