Southwestern Iowa exudes its western flair with a championship rodeo and superb game hunting. Visit a one-room schoolhouse for a glimpse of prairie life a century ago. Or, camp at the edge of a lake, and let peace and tranquility wash over you.
Explore Southwest Iowa
Completely restored 1903Red Oak, IA Museums
Explore 140 years of American railroad history, from the origins of the nation's first transcontinental railroad in 1862 to the advanced technology of modern-day railroading. New permanent interactive exhibit "Working on the Railroad" offers a firsthand look at modern railroading.Council Bluffs, IA Museums
American Indian Earth Lodge and collection of artifacts from the Earth Lodge People, who lived in the area between 800 and 1200Glenwood, IA Museums
A collection of antique farm machinery and tools using manpower, horsepower and early tractor power. Display of American Indian artifacts, household items, prehistoric bones. The Oaks School House is a restoerd one-room school with original fixturesHastings, IA Museums