City of Spires
Historical Museum and Foundation Inc.

111 Fifth St.
Aurora, Indiana 47001
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rental info. and fees
We offer three different areas of the museum for rental.

Built by the Aurora Baptists in 1848, the sanctuary was sold in 1875 after the Baptist congregation built on a new site to accommodate their growth.  The German Reformed congregation (which developed into the Aurora First Evangelical United Church of Christ)  purchased the brick structure and added to it over the years.  The capacity is approximately one hundred people.  The building features stunning stained glass windows, a working,  early twentieth century pipe organ, a resonating tower bell, and the charm of a 19th century Ohio Valley church.

Social Hall
The larger hall offers room for about eighty guests and includes a complete kitchen.  While not handicap accessible at this time, the board of directors hopes to address the matter in the near future.  The area makes a fine setting for catered functions such as dinners and small receptions.

Small Meeting Room
A small meeting room behind the sanctuary can accommodate approximately sixty people and features handicap accessibility and two restrooms.

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