Allamakee County Historical Museum and Genealogy Research Center

category : Museums
Built in 1860, the old courtroom contains the original judge's chair, kerosene lamps, chandelier and clock. Museum contains American Indian artifacts, relics of early wars, an old school room, antique clocks, Victorian parlor and antique kitchen. Fully restored log cabin on site. Tours of furnished one-room school by arrangement. Genealogy center open to the public.

Admission: Fee
Hours: 1-3 Mon.-Fri., June-Aug. or by appointment.
Address: 121 Allamakee St.
Phone: 563-568-2954
Our Email:

Come visit us in Waukon, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do Museums near Waukon, IA

Carter House Museum

View one of the best examples of Greek Revival architecture in Iowa, built in 1850. Exhibits include Victorian clothing and f...

Ice House Museum

Exhibit shows how ice was harvested from the Cedar River from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Farm machinery, automobiles, and...

Rensselaer Russell House Museum - Grout Museum District

This small jewel of mid-Victorian architecture, completed in 1861, is one of the oldest homes in Black Hawk County. Guided to...

Wilder Memorial Museum

Relive the past with exhibit of 800 heirloom dolls, 40 Victorian hanging lamps, rare European figurines, exquisite glass and ...

Museum of River History

Displays highlighting river history in Lansing from commercial fishing to clamming. Iowa state fish hatchery, ice harvesting,...