Aarau is located on river Aare. The old town is not directly on the river banks but you can see the river from there and there is a hydroelectric power plant on the river.
I visited three museums. First one was Naturama. It's right next to the train station and as you can guess from the name it is the museum of natural history.
Unfortunately all the information there is in German but it's still nice place to visit with kids. Most of the exposition is pretty self-explanatory. My personal favorite was the timeline of fossils of different eras of Earth's history.
The second museum I visited was Aarau City Museum. At the moment I was visiting they were changing some exhibitions so half the museum was closed for visitors but it was still a nice visit. Again, most of the information was in German. The history of the city was told through t…