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The State of Iowa has a variety of museums, visitor centers, and cultural attractions in the following counties.  Before visiting a museum listed on this page, be sure to check its address and hours of operation by visiting its website or contacting it. The museum may have relocated or closed, and hours of operation may be irregular. Tourist information is available at your fingertips by clicking on the Iowa county name you are interested in visiting.

Each county is suffixed by a parenthesized value, indicating the number of listings in that county.

Iowa Counties

Adair (2)
Appanoose (1)
Black Hawk (5)
Boone (1)
Buchanan (1)
Buena Vista (1)
Calhoun (1)
Carroll (1)
Cerro Gordo (2)
Cherokee (1)
Clayton (1)
Clinton (2)
Davis (1)
Decatur (1)
Delaware (1)
Dickinson (4)
Dubuque (6)
Emmet (1)
Fayette (1)
Floyd (1)
Franklin (1)
Guthrie (2)
Hamilton (1)
Hancock (1)
Hardin (1)
Harrison (1)
Henry (1)
Humboldt (1)
Ida (1)
Iowa (4)
Jackson (1)
Johnson (4)
Jones (4)
Lee (1)
Linn (3)
Lucas (1)
Madison (1)
Marion (1)
Marshall (1)
Mills (2)
Mitchell (1)
Monroe (1)
Montgomery (1)
Page (2)
Plymouth (1)
Polk (6)
Pottawattamie (6)
Ringgold (1)
Scott (3)
Shelby (1)
Story (2)
Tama (1)
Taylor (1)
Union (1)
Wapello (2)
Warren (1)
Washington (1)
Wayne (1)
Webster (3)
Winnebago (1)
Winneshiek (3)
Woodbury (2)
Wright (1)

Adair County

  • Adair County Historical Society Museum
    Highway 92 West
    Greenfield, Iowa  50849  Map
    1-641-743-2232

  • Iowa Aviation Museum
    2251 Airport Road
    Greenfield, Iowa  50849  Map
    1-641-343-7184

Appanoose County

  • Appanoose Historical Museum
    100 West Maple Street
    Centerville, Iowa  52544  Map
    1-641-856-8040

Black Hawk County

  • Cedar Falls Historical
    121 Center Street
    Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613  Map
    1-319-277-7448

  • Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau
    217 Washington Street
    Cedar Falls, Iowa  50613  Map
    1-319-268-4266

  • Aahc Museum
    501 Sycamore Street Bsmt
    Waterloo, Iowa  50703  Map
    1-319-433-0768

  • Grout Museum of History & Science
    503 South Street
    Waterloo, Iowa  50701  Map
    1-319-234-6357

  • Rensselaer Russell House Museum
    520 West 3rd Street
    Waterloo, Iowa  50701  Map
    1-319-233-0262

Boone County

  • Boone County Historical Center
    602 Story Street
    Boone, Iowa  50036  Map
    1-515-432-1907

Buchanan County

Buena Vista County

  • Historical Museum Buena Vista County
    214 West 5th Street
    Storm Lake, Iowa  50588  Map
    1-712-732-4955

Calhoun County

  • Calhoun County Museum
    150 High Street
    Rockwell City, Iowa  50579  Map
    1-712-297-8139

Carroll County

  • Carroll County Historical Museum
    123 East 6th Street
    Carroll, Iowa  51401  Map
    1-712-792-1582

Cerro Gordo County

  • Macnider Art Museum
    303 2nd Street Southwest
    Mason City, Iowa  50401  Map
    1-641-421-3666

  • Mason City Convention & Visitors Bureau
    25 West State Street
    Mason City, Iowa  50401  Map
    1-641-422-1663

Cherokee County

  • Sanford Museum & Planetarium
    117 East Willow Street
    Cherokee, Iowa  51012  Map
    1-712-225-3922

Clayton County

  • Wilder Memorial Museum
    123 West Mission
    Strawberry Point, Iowa  52076  Map
    1-563-933-4615

Clinton County

  • Camanche Historical Museum
    1307 South Washington Boulevard
    Camanche, Iowa  52730  Map
    1-563-259-2875
    Located in the Clinton area.

  • Clinton County Historical Society Museum
    601 South 1st Street
    Clinton, Iowa  52732  Map
    1-563-242-1201

Davis County

  • Davis County Tourism & Craft Center
    301 North Washington Street
    Bloomfield, Iowa  52537  Map
    1-641-664-1104

Decatur County

  • Liberty Hall Historic Center
    1138 West Main Street
    Lamoni, Iowa  50140  Map
    1-641-784-6133

Delaware County

  • Stagecoach Inn Museum
    1363 Candle Road
    Manchester, Iowa  52057  Map
    1-563-927-3639

Dickinson County

  • Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
    243 West Broadway Street
    Arnolds Park, Iowa  51331  Map
    1-712-332-5264
    Located in the Spirit Lake area.

  • Okoboji Tourism
    243 West Broadway Street
    Arnolds Park, Iowa  51331  Map
    1-712-332-2209
    Located in the Spirit Lake area.

  • Higgins Museum
    1507 Sanborn Avenue
    Okoboji, Iowa  51355  Map
    1-712-332-5859
    Located in the Spirit Lake area.

  • Dickinson County Museum
    1708 Keokuk Avenue
    Spirit Lake, Iowa  51360  Map
    1-712-336-5928

Dubuque County

  • Cascade Community Park
    500 Johnson Street Southwest
    Cascade, Iowa  52033  Map
    1-563-852-3720
    Located in the Dubuque area.

  • Dubuque Museum of Art
    701 Locust Street
    Dubuque, Iowa  52001  Map
    1-563-557-1851

  • Ham House Museum
    2241 Lincoln Avenue
    Dubuque, Iowa  52001  Map
    1-563-583-2812

  • National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
    350 East 3rd Street
    Dubuque, Iowa  52001  Map
    1-563-557-9545

  • Eastern Iowa Tourism Association
    117 3rd Street Southeast
    Dyersville, Iowa  52040  Map
    1-563-875-7269
    Located in the Dubuque area.

  • National Farm Toy Museum
    1110 16th Avenue Court Southeast
    Dyersville, Iowa  52040  Map
    1-563-875-2727
    Located in the Dubuque area.

Emmet County

  • Emmet County Historical Society Museum
    1720 3rd Avenue South
    Estherville, Iowa  51334  Map
    1-712-362-2750

Fayette County

  • Fayette County Historical & Genealogical Center
    100 North Walnut Street
    West Union, Iowa  52175  Map
    1-563-422-5797

Floyd County

Franklin County

  • Beeds Lake State Park Officer
    1422 165th Street
    Hampton, Iowa  50441  Map
    1-641-456-2047

Guthrie County

  • Casey Museum
    604 Antique Country Drive
    Casey, Iowa  50048  Map
    1-641-746-2869
    Located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area.

  • Guthrie County Historical Village
    206 West South Street
    Panora, Iowa  50216  Map
    1-641-755-2989
    Located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area.

Hamilton County

Hancock County

  • Hobo Museum
    51 Main Avenue South
    Britt, Iowa  50423  Map
    1-641-843-9104

Hardin County

  • Hardin County Historical Farm Museum
    203 Washington Street
    Eldora, Iowa  50627  Map
    1-641-939-7107

Harrison County

Henry County

  • Swedish Heritage Museum
    107 Freeport Avenue
    Swedesburg, Iowa  52652  Map
    1-319-254-2317

Humboldt County

  • Humboldt County Museum
    905 1st Avenue North
    Dakota City, Iowa  50529  Map
    1-515-332-5280

Ida County

  • Battle Hill Museum of Natural History
    231 Ida Street
    Battle Creek, Iowa  51006  Map
    1-712-365-4414

Iowa County

  • Homestead Store Museum
    4430 V Street
    Homestead, Iowa  52236  Map
    1-319-622-3755

  • Communal Kitchen & Coopershop Museum
    1003 26th Avenue
    Middle Amana, Iowa  52307  Map
    1-319-622-6010

  • Barn Museum
    413 P Street
    South Amana, Iowa  52334  Map
    1-319-622-3058

  • Communal Agriculture Museum
    505 P Street South
    South Amana, Iowa  52334  Map
    1-319-622-3946

Jackson County

  • Bellevue Tourist Information Center
    210 North Riverview Drive
    Bellevue, Iowa  52031  Map
    1-563-872-5830

Johnson County

  • A & P Historical Resources
    806 5th Street Suite 110
    Coralville, Iowa  52241  Map
    1-319-358-6566
    Located in the Iowa City area.

  • Iowa Children's Museum
    1451 Coral Ridge Avenue
    Coralville, Iowa  52241  Map
    1-319-625-6255
    Located in the Iowa City area.

  • Plum Grove Historical Site
    1030 Carroll Street
    Iowa City, Iowa  52240  Map
    1-319-337-6846

  • Curtis Hill Indian Museum
    1612 Curtis Bridge Road Northeast
    Swisher, Iowa  52338  Map
    1-319-848-4323
    Located in the Iowa City area.

Jones County

  • Anamosa State Penitentary Museum
    406 North High Street
    Anamosa, Iowa  52205  Map
    1-319-462-2386
    Located in the Cedar Rapids area.

  • National Motorcycle Museum
    13225 Circle Drive
    Anamosa, Iowa  52205  Map
    1-319-462-3925
    Located in the Cedar Rapids area.

  • Olin Heritage Center
    309 Jackson Avenue
    Olin, Iowa  52320  Map
    1-319-484-4444
    Located in the Cedar Rapids area.

  • Wyoming Historical Museum
    117 West Main
    Wyoming, Iowa  52362  Map
    1-563-488-3198
    Located in the Cedar Rapids area.

Lee County

Linn County

  • Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
    119 1st Avenue Southeast
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52401  Map
    1-319-398-5009

  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
    410 3rd Avenue Southeast
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52401  Map
    1-319-366-7503

  • Marion Heritage Center
    590 10th Street
    Marion, Iowa  52302  Map
    1-319-447-6376
    Located in the Cedar Rapids area.

Lucas County

  • John L Lewis Mining & Labor Museum
    102 Division Street
    Lucas, Iowa  50151  Map
    1-641-766-6831

Madison County

  • St Charles Tourist Center
    106 East Main Street
    Saint Charles, Iowa  50240  Map
    1-641-396-2506
    Located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area.

Marion County

Marshall County

  • Sower Historical Homestead
    201 West State Street
    Marshalltown, Iowa  50158  Map
    1-641-752-8459

Mills County

  • Indian Creek Historical Society & Museum
    59256 380th
    Emerson, Iowa  51533  Map
    1-712-824-7730
    Located in the Council Bluffs area.

  • Mills County Museum
    Glenwood Lake Park
    Glenwood, Iowa  51534  Map
    1-712-527-5038
    Located in the Council Bluffs area.

Mitchell County

  • St Ansgar Heritage Association Museum
    126 West 4th Street
    Saint Ansgar, Iowa  50472  Map
    1-641-713-2776

Monroe County

  • Monroe County Historical Society Museum
    114 A Avenue West
    Albia, Iowa  52531  Map
    1-641-932-7046

Montgomery County

  • Olson Linn Museum
    323 East 4th Street
    Villisca, Iowa  50864  Map
    1-712-826-2756

Page County

  • Nodaway Valley Historical Museum
    1600 North 16th Street
    Clarinda, Iowa  51632  Map
    1-712-542-3073

  • Shenandoah Historical Museum
    800 West Sheridan Avenue
    Shenandoah, Iowa  51601  Map
    1-712-246-1669

Plymouth County

  • Plymouth County Historical Museum
    335 1st Avenue Northwest
    Le Mars, Iowa  51031  Map
    1-712-546-7002

Polk County

Pottawattamie County

  • Historic General Dodge House
    605 South 3rd Street
    Council Bluffs, Iowa  51503  Map
    1-712-322-2406

  • Railswest Railroad Museum & HO Model Railroad
    16 Avenue and S Main Street
    Council Bluffs, Iowa  51501  Map
    1-712-323-5182

  • Union Pacific Railroad Museum
    200 Pearl Street
    Council Bluffs, Iowa  51503  Map
    1-712-329-8307

  • Western Historic Trails Center
    3434 Richard Downing Avenue
    Council Bluffs, Iowa  51501  Map
    1-712-366-4900

  • Nishna Heritage Museum
    117 North Main
    Oakland, Iowa  51560  Map
    1-712-482-6802
    Located in the Council Bluffs area.

  • Walnut Creek Historical Museum
    304 Antique City Drive
    Walnut, Iowa  51577  Map
    1-712-784-3663
    Located in the Council Bluffs area.

Ringgold County

  • Ringgold County Development & Tourism
    117 South Fillmore Street
    Mount Ayr, Iowa  50854  Map
    1-641-464-3704

Scott County

  • IMAX Theater Putnam Museum
    1717 West 12th Street
    Davenport, Iowa  52804  Map
    1-563-324-1933

  • International Fire Museum
    2301 East 11th Street
    Davenport, Iowa  52803  Map
    1-563-323-7726

  • River Music Experience Museum
    131 West 2nd Street
    Davenport, Iowa  52801  Map
    1-563-326-1333

Shelby County

  • Shelby County Museum
    1805 Morse Avenue
    Harlan, Iowa  51537  Map
    1-712-755-2437

Story County

  • Blacks Heritage Farm
    26156 530th Avenue
    Ames, Iowa  50010  Map
    1-515-292-1936

  • Brunnier Art Museum
    Scheman Building
    Ames, Iowa  50010  Map
    1-515-294-3342

Tama County

  • Traer Historical Museum
    514 2nd Street
    Traer, Iowa  50675  Map
    1-319-478-2346

Taylor County

  • Taylor County Historical Museum
    1001 Pollock Boulevard
    Bedford, Iowa  50833  Map
    1-712-523-2041

Union County

  • Union County Tourism
    208 West Taylor Street
    Creston, Iowa  50801  Map
    1-641-782-4405

Wapello County

  • Air Power Museum
    22001 Bluegrass Road
    Ottumwa, Iowa  52501  Map
    1-641-938-2592

  • Wapello County Historical Museum Amtrak Depot
    210 West Main Street
    Ottumwa, Iowa  52501  Map
    1-641-682-8676

Warren County

  • National Balloon Museum
    1601 North Jefferson Way
    Indianola, Iowa  50125  Map
    1-515-961-3714
    Located in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area.

Washington County

Wayne County

Webster County

  • Blanden Memorial Art Museum
    920 3rd Avenue North
    Fort Dodge, Iowa  50501  Map
    1-515-573-2316

  • Fort Dodge Historical Foundation & Trading Post
    Museum Road
    Fort Dodge, Iowa  50501  Map
    1-515-573-4231

  • Lehigh Historical Museum
    145 Main Street
    Lehigh, Iowa  50557  Map
    1-515-359-2139
    Located in the Fort Dodge area.

Winnebago County

  • Mansion Museum Winnebago Historical Society
    336 North Clark Street
    Forest City, Iowa  50436  Map
    1-641-585-5606

Winneshiek County

  • Bily Clock Museum
    PO Box 258
    Calmar, Iowa  52132  Map
    1-563-562-3569

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum
    3603 236th Avenue
    Decorah, Iowa  52101  Map
    1-563-735-5916

  • Porter House Museum
    401 West Broadway Street
    Decorah, Iowa  52101  Map
    1-563-382-8465

Woodbury County

  • Sergeant Floyd River Museum and Welcome Center
    1000 Larsen Park Road
    Sioux City, Iowa  51103  Map
    1-712-279-0198

  • Sioux City Public Museum
    2901 Jackson Street
    Sioux City, Iowa  51104  Map
    1-712-279-6174

Wright County

  • Heartland Museum
    119 9th Street Southwest
    Clarion, Iowa  50525  Map
    1-515-602-6000


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