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Industrial Machine Shop Museum


category : Museums
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.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 9-5 daily.
Address: 822 48th Ave.
Phone: 319-622-3482
Our Email: sales@customcutlery.com

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