Iowa Falls, Iowa
A natural history museum with minerals, fossils, bird and animal mounts and a superior Plains Indian collection.
Sioux City, Iowa
Natural History, Nature Centers
Year-round educational facility that offers programs for children, families and the general public on natural history. Hands-on exhibits focus on the Loess Hills region of northwest Iowa.
Natural History, University
The Hoslett collections include the Alois F. Kovarik Memorial Plant Collection, the P.B. Peabody-Frances C. Bordner Memorial Bird Egg and Nest collection, over 1000 plant specimens, over 5,000 vertebrate specimens, and over 6,000 invertebrate specimens.
Des Moines, Iowa
History, Natural History
State History Museum and research library. Permanent and temporary exhibits explore Iowa's land and people.
Houses collections of minerals, rocks, fossils. Special collections include the Marguerite Wildenlain Collection of minerals and rocks and the Wallace Skarshaug Collection which includes a fine suite of plant fossils from Mazon Creek. Our main strength is in the Cambro-Ordovician of the Upper Mississippi Valley.
Iowa City, Iowa
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Natural History, Science, University
Established in 1858, the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History serves the academic and public community with exhibits, research collections, and special programs. Exhibits are broadly representative of the four major divisions of natural science: anthropology, botany, geology and zoology, providing insight for adults and children alike.
Sioux City, Iowa
Permanent exhibitions on Siouxland history, traveling exhibitions, largest archive in northwest Iowa.
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.
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Science, University
The UNI Museum is comprised of the University Museum (a museum of nature and culture) and the Marshall Center School (a restored historic one-room schoolhouse). They are administered by the Department of Museums & Collections at the University of Northern Iowa, within the Rod Library.
A rock and mineral collection exhibited within a 265-acre park or re-established prairie and wetlands.