The village is a replica of a typical 19th century pioneer village with St. Ann's Church, a one-room schoolhouse, train depot, telephone office, saloon and much more, preserving the historic character of the 1830s to 1930s.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Park, Specialized
The Danish Immigrant Museum will tell the story of the Danish immigrants and the Danish-American experience and is organized to collect, preserve, study and interpret their material, culture and traditions.
Devoted to national banking in the US. National bank notes and memorabilia from Iowa and adjoining states. Research facilities.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
History, Historic House, Library
The Carl & Mary Koehler History Center is the historical heart of Linn County, Iowa. Permanent exhibits on the growth and development of the county, as well as temporary exhibits that focus on the historical significance of items in the museum's collection, bring history alive for visitors of all ages. The center is also home to an extensive historical archive/library where scholars, students, local government officials and geneologists can conduct research.
Burr Oak, Iowa
This 11-room hotel is THE ONLY childhood home of this internationally famous "little House" author that remains on its original site.
Founded in 1844, the Nelson homestead is one of the premier historic attractions in Mahaska County. The property, maintained by the Mahaska County Historical Society, Inc., a non-profit, educational institution, now features historic buildings from all over Mahaska County, providing visitors a glimpse of what life was like for Iowans in 19th century America.
Offers childrens' and adult's art classes, local and national art exhibitions and programs and community events including the annual Art in the Park. The Octagon Shop features art for sale by local and regional artists.
Des Moines, Iowa
A hands-on educational science center
Coon Rapids, Iowa
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Park
The museum represents 12 years of research and work by FLUXUS Midwest. The museum's current collection comprises more than 150 objects, relics and documents. This digital version of the FLUXUS INDIAN MUSEUM is part of the continuing effort to promote knowledge about the Fluxus Indians.
RED OAK, Iowa
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The architecture of the Depot is the Richardson Romanesque Style which influenced the first Chicago School of architecture and architects such as Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright. That Style, named after Henry Hobson Richardson, generally follows Romanesque Revival Style, incorporating 11th century southern French and Spanish Romanesque characteristics, plus Richardson designs, which can be observed on the Depot.
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Culture, History, Specialized
Built and maintained by the Midwest old Settlers and Threshers Association, Inc., the Museum of Repertoire Americana officially opened September 1, 1973, reflecting the long-time dream of repertoire theatre company owners and actors Neil and Caroline Schaffner. The museum is dedicated to the preservation of memorabilia and artifacts of early repertoire theatre.
Several burial mounds of the Hopewell Culture, 200 BC to 400 AD. Visitors Center with exhibits.
Features operating toy trains and displays of Lionel trains and accessories. The exhibit represents three eras of time: frontier, steam and diesel.