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Rensselaer Russell House Museum - Grout Museum District


category : Museums
This small jewel of mid-Victorian architecture, completed in 1861, is one of the oldest homes in Black Hawk County. Guided tours allow visitors to step into an authentic Victorian interior, including original family belongings. Make purchases in the Pie Safe Museum Gift Shop, and wander through picturesque Victorian gardens.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 1-5 Tue.-Sat., Apr.-May and Sep.-Oct.; 9-5 Tue.-Fri., 1-5 Sat., June-Aug. Limited hours in Dec.
Address: 520 W. Third St.
Phone: 319-233-0262
Our Email: grout@forbin.net
Our Website:www.groutmuseumdistrict.org

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