Nationally known Edgerton Explorit Center (a tribute to native son Harold “Doc” Edgerton) is Nebraska’s Hands-On Science Center. Its exhibits and activities educate and entertain people of all ages. Plainsman Museum tells the history of Hamilton County and the Great Plains.
Community events celebrate Aurora’s love for its community; A’Ror’N Days takes place the last weekend in June. In September, Aurora holds FAM Fest, the Fall Arts & Music Festival. In July, the Hamilton County Fair brings agricultural exhibits, competitions and entertainment. The Hamilton County Home and Garden Show and the Danish Aebelskivr break up the winter months, while the MCC Quilt Auction is an early sign of spring.