The Village of Aurora is one of the most historic areas in the entire North West. The historical society has been around for over fifty years. Considering this rich heritage, it was surprising that the museum has so few exhibits. It is also surprising that the actual materials which were on view were so limited. There is an excellent and... 更多
Aurora is rich in the history of this great little city. I just wish I had more time to visit everything. When you go, stop at the Aurora Colony Museum first to get lots of information. Plan a full day in Aurora to see everything.
This hidden treasure is only a 35 minute drive from downtown Portland. Make a day trip by stopping at the many antique shops in town and spending an hour or so at the Museum. Don't miss the opportunity to see the 10 minute video which gives an excellent overview of the Colony established by hundreds of industrious and skilled Germans... 更多
This is a museum consisting of four buildings to display the history of German settlers in the Oregon Territory. It depicts all aspects of their lives and religious beliefs and exhibits artifacts from their settlement. There are also knowledgeable docents who lead tours as we as an interesting video presentation. The surrounding area is replete with antique shops that tolerate... 更多
It summer again so my family plan a yearly get away. This time it was in Baler Aurora Quezon. We spend 2 days and it was worth it. We went to the museum which is fine with me, nothing that excite me that much, then we go to old Balete tree and we are so amazed that we (18 of... 更多
Most of the collection is "home life" articles -- things people actually used. They have a spinning wheel exhibit and demonstration once a year as well as an annual quilt show (at different times of the year). The building itself if an authentic piece of the Oregon Trail history. All of Aurora is fun to walk around and visit all... 更多
If you enjoy history of a colony, especially in Oregon, try, the museum and colony complex from the settling of Aurora oregon. Also, if you have read historical fiction writer Jane Kirkpatrick, this visit is especially enjoyable as she has written 3 books about the development of this area. If you can arrange to take a tour from one of... 更多
Meet with friends for explore of this Old Colony museum. Learned how and why these German settlers came to Oregon... 更多