Summer pursuits make a big splash with young and old, while the fall harvest brings a bounty of color. Visit historic river towns, and catch riverboat casino fever. Then check into a charming bed and breakfast inn overlooking the mighty Mississippi.
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The Bremer County Historical Society Museum building was built in 1862 as the first large hotel and stagecoach stop in the area and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It now houses pioneer and other artifacts from Bremer County. Visit us on Facebook:Waverly, IA Museums
A "playground for the imagination," this science center provides fun hands-on exhibits that demonstrate how science affects everyday life. Unravel the mysteries of motion with scientific experiments: Roll-A-Ball, Bernoulli Ball, and the hammer table. Entertaining and informative demonstrations.Waterloo, IA Museums
History collection focuses on the period from 1933, when Iowa was opened for settlement, to the present. The Maytag Car, 1915 Waterloo Boy, Rath Packing Company whistle and Pioneer Hall Mural help visitors envision and understand bygone eras.Waterloo, IA Museums
Reconstructed depot includes tourism information center, gift shop, and museum of local and railroad history.Marquette, IA Museums
Nature Center features displays and dioramas that interpret woodlands wetlands and prairies. Hands-on exhibits allow visitors to see and touch natural objects, play games and find answers to environmental problems. A live animal display features native wildlife:Hazleton, IA Nature Centers