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Historic Sites

Amana Colonies
Amana, Iowa

The name Amana means to "remain faithful".

Ames Historical Society
Ames, Iowa

The mission of the society is to identify, record, collect, preserve, and provide acces

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Brucemore’s story is about hundreds of immigrants drawn to Cedar Rapids to work in the

Buffalo Bill Museum
Le Claire, Iowa

Other exhibits feature riverboat pilots, the Sauk and Fox Indian tribes, pioneers of Le

Dubuque County Jail
Dubuque, Iowa

Rague’s architectural style is a fine example of Egyptian Revival architecture, fitting

Floyd County Museum
Charles City, Iowa

The Floyd County museum is one of the largest rural county museums in all of the Midwes

Grinnell Historical Museum
Grinnell, Iowa

Ever since its establishment, the museum has been a collective effort.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
West Branch, Iowa

Start at the Visitor Center to get your map and plan your day.

Historic Dodge House
Council Bluffs, Iowa

In 1869, Dodge built his handsome Victorian home at 605 Third Street at the cost of $35

Hoggatt School
Ames, Iowa
Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
Arnolds Park, Iowa

View rare artifacts and immerse yourself in the lore of the Iowa Great Lakes.

Iowa Jewish Historical Society
Des Moines, Iowa

IJHS collects Jewish organizati

Iowa Museum Association
Cedar Falls, Iowa

The Iowa Museum Association works with Iowa Museums to improve educational programs, dr

Laura Ingalls Wilder Park And Museum
Burr Oak, Iowa

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum contains a number of places that informed her

Living History Farms
Urbandale, Iowa

The association is a collection of farm sites in Iowa.

National Motorcycle Museum
Anamosa, Iowa

 The museum was founded in 1989 by motorcycle lovers who wanted to keep the history ali

Old Capitol Museum
Iowa City, Iowa

During the over 150 years that Old Capitol has served Iowa as a seat of government and

Salisbury House Foundation
Des Moines, Iowa

The Salisbury House is meant to preserve, interpret, and share the international signif

Sanford Museum And Planetarium
Cherokee, Iowa

The Sanford Museum offers a variety of educational programs for groups on various subje

Terrace Hill
Des Moines, Iowa

Benjamin Franklin Allen, Iowa's first millionaire, built Terrace Hill as his family hom

The Danish Immigrant Museum
Elk Horn, Iowa

The actual structure of the museum site is a half-timbered building set on 20 acres of

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum
Council Bluffs, Iowa

The Union Pacific Collection dates to the mid-1800's, featuring original editions of re

Toolesboro Indian Mounds
Wapello, Iowa

The five-acre site includes several large surviving mounds, an education center and a p