The Great Midwestern Handtub Fire Engine Exposition & Pumping Competition
Saturday, June 26th, 2004 • Aurora Regional Fire Museum • Aurora, IL
| Participant Information | General Handtub & Muster Informaton |Spectator Info |

Maps, Directions, and Hotel Information

Directions. . . . . . . Parking . . . . . . . Accomidations

The Aurora Regional Fire Museum and Handtub Junction thank all who attended
the Great Midwestern Handtub Exposition and Competition, and we invite you
to see some pictures of the day in our
Handtub Expo Photo Galleries.

The City of Aurora, Illinois is located 40 miles west of Chicago, just off Interstate 88 (also known as the "East-West Tollway"). Approximate travel time by road (depending on traffic) from downtown Chicago to the museum is one hour.

The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is located at the corner of New York and Broadway (Rt. 25) in downtown Aurora.

Are you still lost? Follow the link below for
a map and driving directions from Yahoo to the:
Aurora Regional Fire Museum - 53 North Broadway, Aurora, IL

FREE parking for Saturday's exhibition and pumping competition will be avaliable in the Metra commuter parking lot located (half a block from the muster sit) at the corner of Spring Street and Lincoln Ave. See the map, above or follow the signs posted the day of the event).


Although there are eight hotels in Aurora -- and more in surrounding communities -- there are several other large special events in the area and so rooms are already at a premium. We urge you to book your room now! All reservations should be handled directly with area hotels. The Comfort Inn Suites, is the closest to the museum/muster site (conveniently located across the street from the museum/muster site), yet it may already be filled!.

Aurora Fox Valley Inn
2450 N. Farnsworth, Aurora
(630) 851-2000

Baymont Inn and Suites
308 S. Lincolnway, North Aurora
(630) 897-7695

Comfort Suites - Aurora City Center
111 N. Broadway, Aurora
(630) 896-2800

Comfort Inn - Aurora, Fox Vally
4005 Gabrielle, Aurora
(630) 820-3400

Hampton Inn and Suites
2423 Bushwood, Aurora
(630) 907-2600

Motel 6
2380 N. Farnsworth, Aurora
(630) 851-3600

Staybridge Suites
4320 Meridian, Aurora
(630) 978-2222

Super 8 Hotel - Fox Valley
4228 Longmeadow, Aurora
(630) 898-5419

Need help planning your visit?

Contact --
Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Phone: (630) 897-5581 or 1-800-477-4369

or download their new 2004
Aurora Area Travel Planner.pdf - (4.6Mb)

| The old Handtub Expo "home/index" page | Handtub Expo Photo Gallery | Maps, Directions and Accommodations |
| Information for Participants | How does a Handtub work & What's a Fire Muster? | Information for Spectators |
| Handtub Junction USA - homepage | Aurora Regional Fire Museum - homepage |

Aurora Regional Fire Museum • PO Box 1782 • Aurora, IL 60507
Phone: (630) 892-1572 • e-mail: