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For more information and to schedule a field trip, contact the AHMHS education team. 303.739.6660 or email.

Virtual and In-Classroom Programs Available:
  • Available Tuesday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Suggested fee is $2 per student. Discounts available.
  • Schedule at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Group size is limited to encourage student interaction with museum educators.


Aurora History Museum Tour
Learn about your school's neighborhood and how it relates to Aurora's history during a virtual tour of the Aurora History Museum. Our educators work with you to share the story of your school's community and how it fits into the greater Aurora story. The focus is on student discussion and questions. 30-45 minutes.

DeLaney Homestead Historic District Tour
Visit the Historic District from your classroom. Join a museum educator for a virtual visit to one of Aurora's early homestead and learn about life on the plains during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The focus in on student discussion and questions. 30-45 minutes.

Homeschool Programs

AHM Homeschool Days is a monthly program that offers homeschool students in elementary and middle grades an opportunity to meet as a group along with their parents/teachers for field-trip style learning opportunities led by museum educators. Join us for a new topic every month. 

$7 per Student, all attendees must register.

Sept. HSD - Business and Economics 

Monday, Sept. 18, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Welcome back homeschoolers!  For our first HSD of the 23-24 school year we will have a special viewing of the new Beyond the Storefront exhibit and introduce basic economic concepts.  We will also be looking at how historical events can affect businesses.  This will be a class style format with structured activities and games.  


Oct. HSD - Historical Transportation 

Monday, Oct. 16, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

Ding! Ding! All aboard the Trolley for a very special ride into the past to talk about how people got around and went where they needed to go before cars were common. From the horses and trolleys to electric vehicles on Colfax over a hundred years ago, we’ll explore various modes of transport used in Aurora. 

Nov. HSD – Old Aurora at Centennial House

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

Built in 1891, Centennial House was one of the original houses built in the neighborhood that became Aurora. During this fieldtrip students and parents will tour the house and learn about Aurora’s origins. We will also take a short walking tour of this historic neighborhood (weather dependent). Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see inside one of Aurora historic treasures! 

Centennial House, 1671 Galena St.  

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