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Aurora Regional Fire Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Great place to see vintage fire trucks!

This was a great place to see vintage fire trucks all polished up. There’s a cute little gift shop... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Maureen R
Aurora, Illinois
via mobile
Beautiful museum that all ages can enjoy

Treat yourself to a visit to Aurora Regional Fire Museum in Aurora. It's a gorgeous and interesting... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Marissa A
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The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is located in Aurora's old Central Fire Station. The museum is open to the public regular hours, and features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and entertain children, families, and...more
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53 N Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505-3328
+1 630-256-4140
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It was fun to take the grandkids here.Ages 2&4.They enjoyed themselves.Definatly worth going with younger ones

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to see vintage fire trucks all polished up. There’s a cute little gift shop also and the young and old would enjoy this museum.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Treat yourself to a visit to Aurora Regional Fire Museum in Aurora. It's a gorgeous and interesting museum with lots of history and fun, hands on displays. The children's room upstairs is especially enjoyable to kids to play. A fun and educational place! The also...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marissa A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Was doing research on The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and this museum had plenty to look at. If you are a fire fighter buff, then this is a don't miss museum. Great to bring the kids too as well!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jmzele
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I was just driving by and saw the "open" sign outside. Went in and was very surprised. Very cool building with a lot of cool information and great information about the history of fire fighting. I really learned a lot and enjoyed walking around this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank N4101GAlindab
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This museum is all things related to fire-fighting, from the early days (wooden water pipes, hand-pumps, and horse stalls are on display) to modern times. They have a number of trucks and engines restored and displayed on the first floor. Upstairs, you get a peek...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Just_me_wandering
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went here, kind of on a lark, and were very pleasantly surprised. The museum itself is in the old Aurora Central Fire Station, so there's a lot of history in the space, and it's full of very interesting and interactive exhibits on the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank gswedberg57
Reviewed 24 May 2016

One of the old time firehouses redone with equipment and stories galore. Well educated guides to help out with questions or just to fill in the blanks.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank BillyMcGrew
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Our family enjoyed stopping at this museum. Very old unique displays. A few hands on things for the kids and a great friendly staff to answer questions. A lot of old pictures of the former firefighters who worked in the building and area. Recommended donation...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Rocks-on-vacation
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This little museum has displays starting back in the 1800's up til present day technology. It has story boards of large old fires, old equipment and a small gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Randy R
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Kathi B
25 July 2018|
Response from Maureen R | Reviewed this property |
I went to their website and currently they are open Wednesday thru Saturday 10am - 4pm and the first Friday 6pm - 8pm.