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University of Northern Iowa Museums


category : Museums
Permanent natural history exhibits feature items from shells to mastodon bones, African antelope to Peruvian textiles. Changing exhibits highlight a variety of cultural and international themes. Call ahead to visit the nearby Marshall Center School, a restored 1893 one-room schoolhouse with original furnishings, textbooks and costumes. First-person interpretation available by request for groups. Special exhibit in spring 2006: "In Touch With Knowledge: The Educational History of Blind People."


Admission: Fee
Hours: 9-4:30 Mon.-Fri.; 1-4 Sat.-Sun., closed holidays.
Address: 3219 Hudson Rd.
Phone: 319-273-2188
Our Email: doris.mitchell@uni.edu
Our Website:www.uni.edu/museum

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Hartman Reserve Nature Center

This wooded 297-acre area is located in the heart of metro Black Hawk County. The Hartman Interpretive Center houses interactive displays and exhibits on local natural environment. The reserve is connected to an extensive recreational trails system in the Cedar Valley and 46

Cedar Falls, IA Nature Centers


Ice House Museum

Exhibit shows how ice was harvested from the Cedar River from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Farm machinery, automobiles, and various exhibits show how work was done in that era by man, woman, and horse power. Listed on National Register of Historic Places.

Cedar Falls, IA Museums


Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony

Classical and pops concerts, family performances, chamber music and chamber orchestra performances.

Cedar Falls, IA Symphonies

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University of Northern Iowa Museums

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