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Aurora Area Museums

 

Air Classics Museum of Aviation -

        Tel: 630-466-0888        fax: 630-466-0988

 

African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archives

126 S. Kendall, Aurora, IL. (630) 375-0657.

 

Aurora Art & History Center

Home of the Aurora Historical Society and the Aurora Public Art Commission. Local history objects, public art gallery, museum gift store.

20 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL. (630) 906-0650 or (630) 906-0654.

 

Aurora Historical Museum (reportedly has old Aurora city directories)

 

Aurora Regional Fire Museum

 

Blackberry Historical Farm-Village

 

Coldstream Guards

 

Farnsworth House & Gardens near Plano, IL

 

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall

Civil War memorial, collection of Aurora-related military memoriabilia.

23 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL. (630) 906-0654.

 

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall

Civil War memorial, collection of Aurora-related military memoriabilia.

23 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL. (630) 906-0654.

 

Walter Peyton's Round House

History of the Round House

William Tanner House (established 1857) 305 Cedar, Aurora, IL call for info (630) 897-9029

 

List of Others Museums and Interest Points

 

Batavia Area Museums

Batavia Historical Society's Depot Museum

 

Fabyan Park Museum & Japanese Gardens "Windmill Park"

 

Red Oak Nature Center

 

"Old Church School" (established 1852)  355 First Street, Batavia, IL

 

Frank Lloyd Wright Home ( built 1906) 637 N. Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL

       Prairie-style house by the master architect - Private residence?

 

Elgin Area Museums  

Elgin Area Historical Museum -360 Park Street, Elgin (847) 742-4248

Elgin Public Museum - 225 Grand Boulevard, Elgin IL 60120  Phone 847-741-6655

Fire Barn #5 Museum is housed -  533 St. Charles Street, Elgin.

Teeple Barn - Marianne Nelson, (847) 888-1570.

Fox River Trolley Museum - Route 31, South Elgin

 

Kaneville Museum

Kaneville Historical Society Museum

 

St. Charles Area Museums

 

Dunham Hunt Museum - 304 Cedar Avenue, St Charles, IL

(Built in 1840 of  bricks that were made across the street from where Baker Park is today.)  

 

Durant-Peterson House - at LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve, St. Charles

 

Garfield Farm Museum  

 

Pioneer Sholes School - "one room school" at LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve, St. Charles

 

St. Charles Heritage Centre Museum - East Main and Third Streets, St. Charles

(in process of move)

 

Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center

 

Other Museums and Places of Interest

 

 

Illinois Prairie Path

Illinois Railway Museum

Naper Settlement - Naperville, IL (be sure to see log house)

West Chicago Historical Museum - West Chicago, IL

 

Chicago Museums

The Field Museum

Chicago Architecture Foundation

The Museum of Science and Industry

The Adler Planaterium

The Shedd Aquarium

DuSable Museum of African American History

A. Philip Randolph - Pullman Porter Museum & the African American Railroad Attendant

Spertus Museum of Jewish Studies

 

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