University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame – Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame - Iowa City, Iowa, Roy G. Karro Building: The ultimate fantasy of a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes…the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame. Photos, biographies, interactive displays, Nile Kinnick's Heisman … [Read more...]

FORT ATKINSON PRESERVE – Fort Atkinson, Iowa

Fort Atkinson was established in 1842 along the Turkey River to protect the Winnebagos from other Native American tribes; parts of it still remain. Originally there were 24 buildings and a stockade wall. The fort was abandoned in 1849, and sold to local … [Read more...]

Iowa Wesleyan College – Mount Pleasant, Iowa

Iowa Wesleyan College - Mount Pleasant, Iowa Located in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa - Iowa Wesleyan College, founded in 1842, is the oldest, church-related, degree granting institution west of the Mississippi. Many of its early buildings exhibit various styles of … [Read more...]

Community Center – Pella, Iowa

Community Center - Pella, Iowa The Community Center serves the citizens of Pella by providing facilities and leadership in the development of the arts, recreational, cultural, civic, educational and social activities. … [Read more...]

Cylinder Heritage Center – Cylinder, Iowa

Cylinder Heritage Center - Cylinder, Iowa This museum in Cylinder,Iowa,is located in an 1895 church that still has its original stained-glass windows. Artifacts pertaining to the only town in the United States with such a name are located here. Railroad … [Read more...]

Children’s Museum Of Central Iowa – Ames, Iowa

Children's Museum Of Central Iowa - Ames, Iowa This facility in Ames is designed to provide alternative entertainment for families, with the opportunity to educate with science and technology, experience fine arts, study natral history and it has … [Read more...]

Iowa State Penitentiary – Fort Madison, Iowa

Iowa State Penitentiary - Fort Madison, Iowa   The Prison is a place to look at but you certainly don't want to be a resident! The penitentiary was built in 1839 this is a maximum secutiry prison. Iowa State Penitentiary is the oldest prison … [Read more...]

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot – Adel, Iowa

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot - Adel, Iowa This passenger depot was built in the early 1900s to serve the railroad that ran through Adel until 1952. The building has now been renovated. Since the railbed is now the Raccoon River Valley Trail, … [Read more...]

Rock Forest School – Peterson, Iowa

Rock Forest School - Peterson, Iowa is one of the first frame school houses in Clay County in Iowa. It was completely restored and furnished in 1963 by the Peterson Lions Club. This school joins others in the state for the restored one room schools for … [Read more...]

The Barn Museum – South Amana, Iowa

 The Barn Museum - South Amana, Iowa The Barn Museum in South Amana, Iowa has displays comprised of a wide variety of structures-beautiful detail in miniature, the largest collection of minuatures in the world. … [Read more...]