Summer pursuits make a big splash with young and old, while the fall harvest brings a bounty of color. Visit historic river towns, and catch riverboat casino fever. Then check into a charming bed and breakfast inn overlooking the mighty Mississippi.
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The Bremer County Historical Society Museum building was built in 1862 as the first large hotel and stagecoach stop in the area and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It now houses pioneer and other artifacts from Bremer County. Visit us on Facebook:Waverly, IA Museums
This small jewel of mid-Victorian architecture, completed in 1861Waterloo, IA Museums
Relive the past with exhibit of 800 heirloom dolls, 40 Victorian hanging lamps, rare European figurines, exquisite glass and porcelain, and six rooms of Victorian furniture. See toy tractors and pioneer tools, and view a lamp from the movie "Gone with the Wind."Strawberry Point, IA Museums
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
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