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Aurora Regional Fire Museum [IL]

The Aurora Regional Fire Museum, housed within a fire station, presents the history of firefighting in Aurora, Illinois and surrounding counties. The museum also disperses information on fire prevention and safety. Collections include over 100 objects on display and the official archives of the Aurora Fire Department.

The museum offers exhibits; educational programs on the museum collections, architecture, museums, and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871; and guided tours.