Johnson-Erickson Museum – Wadena, Iowa


In the Museum in Wadena, visitors can obtain varied glimpses of the past. The school exhibits help describe the history of education in the area. The “Pioneer Woman” exhibit depicts the whole gamut of a woman’s life from the drudgery of the everyday tasks to the beauty of the family, home, and crafts. In the workshop area, exhibits have been created to show when dwellings and goods were made by hand, using the blacksmith, cobbler, and woodworker as examples.

Admission – None

Hours – The museum is open by appointment, and has an extensive collection of the 1970 Rock Fest news coverage, photographs, antique tools, farm equipment, and items from the office of Dr. John Wood. By appointment only, call 563-774-2685.

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