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Industrial Machine Shop Museum

The Industrial Machine Shop Museum dates back to 1860 and was the original repair shop for the Amana Woolen Mill. The museum still contains equipment original to the building. Machinery was driven by a central line shaft and was powered by the water wheel turned by the millrace canal.

Amana, IA Museums

Amana Heritage Museum

Three buildings of exhibits portray the story of the Amana Colonies, including religious history and communal life. Video presentation on history gives excellent background of community.

Amana, IA Museums

Amana Community Church Museum

The Amana Community Church building in Homestead was built in 1865. Hosts guide the visitor through the church, explaining Amana's religious heritage, practices and beliefs.

Amana, IA Museums

High Amana General Store

Original village store appears much as it did 150 years ago, and offers a variety of merchandise. An Amana Heritage Society museum store.

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Communal Agriculture Museum

Exhibits of tools, artifacts and photographs depict the role of agriculture in communal Amana. Located in a restored 1860 barn.

Amana, IA Museums

Things to do Museums near Amana, IA

Iowa Masonic Library and Museum

Housed in a gleaming white structure, the library and museum are recognized as the most complete Masonic Library. Collection ...

The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center

Permanent and changing exhibits, including "Living Along the Tributaries" and the virtual adventure, TimeQuest....

Communal Kitchen and Cooper Shop Museum

Authentic Amana communal kitchen house, including kitchen area and dining room, preserved as it was when the communal system ...

African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa

This 17,000 square-foot museum features the permanent exhibit "Doorways: A History of Iowa's African Americans." The exhibit ...

The Iowa Children's Museum

Explore 28,000 square feet of exhibit space, featuring five interactive galleries filled with hands-on, minds-on activities f...