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Rensselaer Russell House Museum - Grout Museum District

This small jewel of mid-Victorian architecture, completed in 1861

Waterloo, IA Museums

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

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

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

Bluedorn Science Imaginarium - Grout Museum District

A "playground for the imagination," this science center provides fun hands-on exhibits that demonstrate how science affects everyday life. Unravel the mysteries of motion with scientific experiments: Roll-A-Ball, Bernoulli Ball, and the hammer table. Entertaining and informative demonstrations.

Waterloo, IA Museums

Things to do near Waterloo, IA

Seed Savers Exchange/Heritage Farm

Heritage Farm comprises 2,000 heirloom vegetable varieties. Also featured are more than 800 old-time apple trees, a gift shop...

Manchester State Trout Hatchery

Watch the cultivation of trout and how they inhabit Iowa streams. Kids can view giant trout up close. Trout fishing for licen...

Lylah's Marsh

Wildlife abounds in natural marsh northwest of Elma. This 155-acre site offers camping, picnicking, and three-mile trail to t...

The Ray House

The Ray House is a three story Queen Anne style house built 1893-4.The entire building,including the attic, was lit by electr...

Hartman Reserve Nature Center

This wooded 297-acre area is located in the heart of metro Black Hawk County. The Hartman Interpretive Center houses interact...