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Aurora Historical Society & Hillary House

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15372 Yonge St, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1N8, Canada
+1 905-727-8991
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Amazing Insight Into Our Past

I have lived in Aurora for a number of years but had never visited Hillary House before last year's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Terry R. M
Local History brought to life...

The house and the interior is very well kept. It is worth the 30 minutes it take to get to know the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
White B
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5 days ago
“Amazing Insight Into Our Past”
3 weeks ago
“Local History brought to life...”
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15372 Yonge St, Aurora, Ontario L4G 1N8, Canada
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+1 905-727-8991
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have lived in Aurora for a number of years but had never visited Hillary House before last year's "open doors". Sometimes I am not a huge fan of historical things and old places but my visit here was rewarding. I find at my age...More

Thank Terry R. M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house and the interior is very well kept. It is worth the 30 minutes it take to get to know the former owner and his Lifestyle.

Thank White B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A beautifully preserved home from 1862 with many original artificts and furniture. An amazing time capsule within a lovely setting. Special exhibits and speakers as well as tours provide something for everyone. Aurora should be proud of its National Historic Site.

Thank Tessa83
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Aunt Nora Hillary gave me my official tour of Hillary House when she was still alive...what a wonderfully beautiful reminder of the past...if you love the days of old as I do...Hillary House is a 10+

Thank Sandi D
Reviewed 25 April 2016

It is both a fabulous old Victorian historical home and a funky, eclectic museum of medicine. Do check it out.

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I come here often to walk in the back as I live in the neighbourhood. I have been inside and it is a wonderful period house. It also has the Koffler medical museum inside as well. A good place to take the family.

Thank Doug024
Reviewed 4 October 2015

If you are a history buff this a well maintained Museum. Knowledgeable tour guides. Very interesting displays. I had seen some interesting Military photos in a closet the Young Lady (tour guide) took the time to take them out of the closet to show me

Thank deborah j
Reviewed 30 September 2015

What a lovely place to pop in for a visit. An historic house with it's history written out for you. I visited during the Pan Am games and spent a lovely afternoon In the garden watching a tennis match with the Gold and Silver medalists.

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Another great space to check out for history buffs...sitting on Yonge St. I love the dance hall on the second floor .

Thank Darlene649
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Hillary House is an icon in Aurora for the Historical Society, and rightly so. There are so few historical homes in Canada that still have the original furnishings intact, and this is one of them. It is truly a treasure. The guides are able to...More

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