Hillforest Victorian House Museum

213 Fifth St.
Aurora, IN 47001- Map It
(812) 926-0087

AAA Editor Notes

Hillforest Victorian House Museum is at 213 Fifth St. The home was the residence of Thomas Gaff, an Ohio Valley industrialist. Built in 1855, the 10-acre estate reflects the grand lifestyle of the state's wealthy citizens during the mid- to late 1800s. The Italian Renaissance mansion's “steamboat” verandas and wrought-iron balconies offer excellent views of the Ohio River. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7.50; $3.50 (ages 7-13).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 1-5, Apr.-Dec. Last tour departs 30 minutes before closing. Closed major holidays.