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Wapello County Historical Museum


category : Museums
View artifacts in naturalistic settings and Wapello County history exhibits. Don't miss the replica of an early fire station, including a completely restored 1925 America LaFrance fire truck. Also visit a replica of the Ottumwa Coal Palace Industrial Exhibit Hall of 1890-1891.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 10-4 Tue.-Fri., noon-4 Sat., closed major holidays.
Address: 210 W. Main St.
Phone: 641-682-8676
Our Email: wchs@pcsia.net

Come visit us in Ottumwa, Iowa

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Wapello County Historical Museum

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