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Amana, Iowa

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Homestead Store Museum

Exhibits on commerce, architecture, communal-era crafts, and the store's role in the Amana community. Tour the museum's "open storage" areas.

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

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

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

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

Things to do near Amana, IA

DAR Log Cabin

1840 log house of Alexander and Mary Young and their eight children. Located in Sunset Park....

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

The world's largest collection of works by Regionalist artist and Cedar Rapids native Grant Wood. Changing selection from the...

Grant Wood Studio and Visitor Center

Tour the original studio where artist Grant Wood lived and worked from 1924 to 1934. Designed and built by Wood, this light-...

Ackerman Winery

Take a walking tour through six levels of this winery. See 14,000 gallons of wine age in tanks and barrels. Gift shop and win...

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 m...