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.
Harpers Ferry, Iowa
A unit of the National Park System established to preserve prehistoric Indian burial and ceremonial mounds and the environment where they are found.
Forest Park Museum is among the finest small museums in the Sate, exhibiting natural, cultural and historical events and artifacts of Central Iowa.
History, Historic House, Park, Specialized
Built in 1927 at Dubuque, Iowa by the U. S. Government, the S.S. Thorpe inaugurated barge service on the upper Mississippi . The first of four steamboats built for the revival of river transportation, it was the first to move barges from St. Louis north to St. Paul. It remained in service there until 1940, when it was sold to Armco Steel Corp. and put in service on the Ohio River. Armco renamed it the George M. Verity after their founder.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Hawkeye Log Cabin Museum local high on the bluff overlooking the Mississippi River.
This restored depot honors 15 year-old Kate Shelley, who saved a passenger train from disaster in 1881. A Rock Island passenger car contains a theater where Kate's story is told in video presentation.
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.
General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
Journey into the past at the home of Iowa's 12th governor, William Larrabee and Anna Larrabee, his wife. Enjoy a guided tour to see and hear how the Larrabee family furnished and maintained this 1874 vintage brick and natural limestone mansion for more than 100 years. All of the furnishings are original to the house. the State Historical Society of Iowa owns and preserves Montauk which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is designated as a State Preserve.
Formerly the Audubon County Home, the Museum includes early 1900s furnishings, pioneer farm machinery and antique windmills.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Park
The Old Bradford Pioneer Village Museum has 13 buildings on its walking tour, including an original Great Western Depot and a Chicago Northwestern caboose. Dr. Pitts' medical office, two authentic log homes, General Store, Laundry, Blacksmith Shop, Agriculture Bldg, Heritage Bldg, Cottage, Jail, one room schoolhouse and toy shop. The Cottage is the only original building to the grounds. It was the home of the caretaker of the Little Brown Church, which sits adjacent to the museum property.
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.