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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

Come visit us in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

James and Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts and Hea

Gallery features the work of local and regional visual, literary and performing artists with traveling exhibits and permanent works focusing on the art of illustration. Sculpture garden with perennials, birds and butterflies, in bloom from early spring to late fall.

Cedar Falls, IA Art 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

Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum/George Wyth House

Tour Italianate home built in 1863 and restored to elegant 1880 Victorian life. Carriage House Museum houses the Historical Society'

Cedar Falls, IA Museums



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