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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area


category : Historic Sites
One of only 27 National Heritage Areas in the U.S., Silos & Smokestacks tells the story of American agriculture, agribusiness, and farm life through a network of sites, events and communities. The 37-county heritage area is bordered by the Mississippi River, I-80, and I-35.


Admission: Fee
Address: 209 W. 5th St.
Phone: 319-234-4567
Our Email: info@silosandsmokestacks.org
Our Website:www.silosandsmokestacks.org

Come visit us in Waterloo, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Waterloo Center for the Arts

Midwest art including works by Grant Wood, Marvin Cone and Thomas Hart Benton; American decorative arts and international folk art; the largest public collection of Haitian art in the United States. Interactive youth gallery, gift store, performances, programs and classes.

Waterloo, IA Art Centers

Grout Museum of History & Science - Grout Museum District

History collection focuses on the period from 1933, when Iowa was opened for settlement, to the present. The Maytag Car, 1915 Waterloo Boy, Rath Packing Company whistle and Pioneer Hall Mural help visitors envision and understand bygone eras.

Waterloo, IA Museums

Lost Island Adventure Park

Huge wave pool, eight major waterslides, "Lazy River," two 18-hole "adventure golf" courses, wheelchair accessible golf, go-cart track, concessions, interactive play areas, gift shop, and picnic area. Iowa's largest waterpark.

Waterloo, IA Water Parks

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area

One of only 27 National Heritage Areas in the U.S., Silos & Smokestacks tells the story of American agriculture, agribusiness, and farm life through a network of sites, events and communities. The 37-county heritage area is bordered by the Mississippi River, I-80, and I-35

Waterloo, IA Historic Sites


Things to do Historic Sites near Waterloo, IA

Motor Mill Historic Site

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area

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Lidtke Mill Historical Site

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Froelich Historic Site

See where the first successful tractor was invented. An 1892 scale model and reference materials are on site. Also visit a re...