In a modern glass and granite building, discover an exciting hands-on approach to exploring Iowa's past. This showcase of the State Historical Society of Iowa includes native wildlife, American Indian and pioneer artifacts, political and military items, and a new permanent exhibit entitled "Mammoth: Witness to Change." Historical Library houses most extensive collection of Iowa's historical records for genealogists and researchers. Visit the Museum Store for unique Iowa gifts.
Hours: 9-4:30 Tue.-Sat., noon-4:30 Sun. Open Mon. June-Aug. (museum only) Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, N
Address: 600 E. Locust St.
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