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Old Capitol Museum


category : Museums
National historic landmark, located on the University of Iowa Pentacrest, restored to reflect the years it served as the last capitol of the Iowa Territory (1842-1846) and as the first state capitol (1846-1857). Guided tours and video presentation available.


Admission: Fee
Hours: Open summer 2006. Call for hours.
Address: 24 Old Capitol, University of Iowa Pentacrest
Phone: 319-335-0548
Our Email: shalla-wilson@uiowa.edu
Our Website:www.uiowa.edu/~oldcap

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