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  • Kanesville Tabernacle

    Reconstructed log tabernacle, covered wagon, handcart, tools and artifacts near on the site where Brigham Young was sustained president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1847. Lear...
    Kanesville Tabernacle

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino and Hotel

Casino with more than 1,200 slots and 30 table games. Hotel, convention center, rooftop restaurant, buffet, diner, and lounge.

Council Bluffs, IA Casinos

Kanesville Tabernacle

Reconstructed log tabernacle, covered wagon, handcart, tools and artifacts near on the site where Brigham Young was sustained president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1847

Council Bluffs, IA Exhibits

Railswest Railroad Museum and HO Model Railroad

This 1899 Rock Island depot, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, houses an extensive operating model railroad, historic photos, dining car memorabilia,and uniforms. Also displayed on the grounds are two steam engines, a 1917 waycar, a club car, Railway Post Office car and caboose. Council Bluffs, IA Museums


Squirrel Cage Jail

One of three remaining examples of the rotary cell jails, this three-story brick structure was completed in 1885 and featured a cage that rotated to allow jailers a view of all cells from a single vantage point. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.

Council Bluffs, IA Jails


Things to do near Council Bluffs, IA

Southern Loess Hills Interpretive and Welcome Cent

Learn about the geography, people, animals and rare plant life in Iowa's nationally significant Loess Hills region. View disp...

C.B. & Q. Restored Depot

View the restored railroad depot with displays of railroad artifacts and miniature model railroad scene....

Archer Engine of Yesteryear

More than 200 items, including old reel lawn mowers, rider/walk-behind tractors, old engines, and old chain saws. Antique sho...

Big Grove Village

Big Grove is a bed and breakfast but was first built on an 1850 Log cabin hidden within its walls. Also tour the one room sc...

Taylor County Historical Museum and Round Barn

Four-acre complex with 110-year-old log cabin, furnished rural schoolhouse, restored caboose and old depot, museum building, ...