Location and Directions

*The Schingoethe Center of Aurora University will be closed until Fall 2015.*

Aurora University is pleased to announce that the Schingoethe Center will be relocated to the new Hill Welcome Center, a 21,000-square-foot building that will serve vital purposes. One wing of the Welcome Center will house the Schingoethe Center with collections and exhibits oriented around a large central art gallery.

Watch this page for updates!

Questions? Please call 630-844-7843 or email museum@aurora.edu.


Welcome Center

View the AU campus map to see parking facilities and campus details.

Directions to the Museum

From the Southern Suburbs:
  1. Take 294-North to the East-West Tollway (I-88).
  2. Take Orchard Road exit.
  3. Turn left (east) onto Prairie Street.
  4. Turn left (north) onto University Parkway. The museum building will be on your right.
  5. The museum is located on the corner of Prairie Street and Gladstone Avenue.

From the Northern and Northwestern Suburbs:

  1. Take either 294-South, Route 59, or Route 53/I-355-South to the East-West Tollway (I-88).
  2. Take Orchard Road exit.
  3. Turn left (south) on Orchard Road.
  4. Turn left (east) onto Prairie Street.
  5. Turn left (north) onto University Parkway. The museum building will be on your right.
  6. The museum is located on the corner of Prairie Street and Gladstone Avenue.

From Southern and Central Illinois:

  1. Take Route 47-North through Yorkville and turn right at Prairie Street.
  2. In 2 miles, take another right to stay on Prairie Street.
  3. Turn left (north) onto University Parkway. The museum building will be on your right.
  4. The museum is located on the corner of Prairie Street and Gladstone Avenue.