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Aurora, Illinois, USA

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  • Sport Zone 630-820-8624
    1900 Hill Avenue, Aurora, IL 60504
    The more than 80,000 square foot Sport Zone includes batting cages, go-karts, an 18-hole mini golf course, rocket bungee, four-station bungee, designed for kids ages 4... more info  map


  • Hollywood Casino Aurora 630-801-1234
    1 West New York Street Bridge, Aurora, IL 60506
    Enjoy slots, table games, poker, Fairbanks Steakhouse, live entertainment, and more at Hollywood Casino in Aurora, Illinois. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Farnsworth House 630-552-0052
    14520 River Road, Plano, IL 60545
    Designed by Mies van der Rohe, the meticulously maintained and restored Farnsworth House is "a vital part of American iconography, an exemplary representation of both... more info  map

  • Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall, Post 20 630-906-0654
    23 East Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60507
    The Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall, Post 20 was built as a memorial for Civil War veterans. Membership was limited to honorably discharged veterans of the... more info  map

  • William Tanner House Museum 630-906-0650
    304 Oak Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Italianate-style house was the home to prominent merchant William Tanner and his family until 1936, when it was... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Aurora Public Library - Santori Library 630-264-4100
    101 South River Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    This branch is normally open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and until 5:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Other branch locations can be found at... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Air Classics Museum of Aviation 630-466-0888
    44W546 US Route 30, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
    Located at Aurora Municipal Airport
    This aviation museum's collection includes aircraft, vehicles, uniforms, and other aviation memorabilia from the 1930's to the present time. more info

  • Aurora Regional Fire Museum 630-256-4140
    53 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
    Located in Downtown Aurora
    Housed in Aurora's old Central Fire Station, the Aurora Regional Fire Museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children,... more info  map

  • Blackberry Farm 630-892-1550
    100 South Barnes Road, Aurora, IL 60506
    Blackberry Farm is a living history museum where pioneer life is re-created through educational demonstrations and hands-on fun. more info  map

  • David L. Pierce Art & History Center 630-906-0650
    20 East Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60505
    Downtown Aurora on Stolp Island
    Owned and maintained by the City of Aurora, the David L. Pierce Art & History Center contains the main offices and exhibition galleries of the Aurora Historical Society,... more info  map

  • Schingoethe Center of Aurora University 630-844-7843
    1315 Prairie Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    "The mission of the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University is to foster inquiry, celebrate artistic excellence, preserve and perpetuate Native American cultures, and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Aurora West Forest Preserve 630-232-5980
    40W032 Hankes Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60506
    The 715-acre Aurora West Forest Preserve is an ecological mosaic of prairie, marsh, and woodland communities that support a host of native animals. more info  map

  • Bliss Woods Forest Preserve 630-232-5980
    5S660 Bliss Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
    Visitors can see a unique and increasingly rare geologic feature, the last remnant of the Kaneville Esker, a winding ridge of gravel and rocks created by a river of... more info

  • Phillips Park Zoo 630-256-3860
    1000 Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL 60505
    Established in 1915, the Phillips Park Zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • SciTech Hands-On Museum 630-859-3434
    18 West Benton Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    Housed in a historic post office in downtown Aurora, the 30,000 square foot SciTech features over 200 interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts,... more info  map


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