Downtown Aurora is where you can eat, drink, and play all year long.
Discover distinctive dining hot spots, award-winning theater, majestic river views, and family-friendly museums.
With more than two dozen restaurants, discover dining in downtown Aurora.
The SciTech Discovery Academy, located in downtown Aurora’s hands-on science museum, is a unique learning experience for preschoolers that encourages confident learners and a love for learning. The academy offers a stellar hands-on learning experience with enriched curriculum that includes music theory, computers, art and Spanish in addition to its core curriculum. Limited to only 36 children between the ages of 3 and 5, this preschool and kindergarten is one of the only S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum based preschools in the country an the first preschool in a museum! Full and part time options are available. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
Come explore over 200 interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. SciTech sparks young minds of all ages to discover the world around them.
SciTech features several indoor exhibits plus a seasonal outdoor park overlooking the Fox River.
SciTech participates in First Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Downtown Saturdays.