Documentary and research materials dating from the 1830s to the present, including letters, legal documents, books, and maps, are displayed at this center that also features a historic photographic collection.
This historic Italianate house was once owned by prominent merchant William Tanner and it is now home to the Aurora Historical Museum, which offers tours of the fully furnished home. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places house and features high ceilings, oak grained woodwork, ornate plaster decoration, and antique furnishings.
Take an informative and intriguing self-guided tour of Aurora's historic downtown and see numerous historic buildings and sites. Tour brochures are available at the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.
This Gothic Revival building stands as a memorial for the Grand Army of the Republic and it features a military memorabilia collection, including a wide range of Civil War artifacts.
This preserve features over 40 acres of mature woodland with large oak trees, a diverse assortment of native shrubs, and a wet soil valley.
Remains of the extinct elephant-like Mastodon were found in this 28 acre fishing lake in the 1930's and visitors to the lake can see a life size sculpture of a Mastodon and a restored prairie grass development, as well as enjoy a one mile walking path.
An educational experience for students, groups, and citizens is provided at this zoo where animals are kept in a safe environment and natural habitats to the best extent possible. Visitors of the zoo will see animals such as wolves, foxes, otters, elk, goats, pot-bellied pigs, swans, ducks, birds, and reptiles. Tours of the zoo are also available.
One of the only three Sri Venkateswara Hindu temples in the United States, this temple has been serving the Indian community since 1983.
This year round, fun family center has something for everyone and features Chicagoland's first golf dome, as well as the longest go-kart track in the Western Suburbs. The center also offers state-of-the-art batting cages, the largest indoor driving range in the area, an 18 hole miniature golf course, and party facilities.
Offering bumper cars, go karts, mini golf, batting cages, roller skating, and arcade.
3.2 acre park full of fun and adventure.
Get a glimpse at the natural environment that existed in this area before European settlers arrived while at this 285 nature preserve where you will find plant species numbering more than 240, with some found nowhere else in the county. The woods are a haven for animals and the preserve includes a campground, picnic spots, and recreation areas.