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OLD BREWERY ART GALLERY – Guttenberg, Iowa

Description – The two-story gallery is housed in an historic 1858 brewery. In it are displayed works of both resident and nationally known artists. The owners of the gallery also have developed the brewery as a bed-and-breakfast facility. One can … [Read more...]

Oelwein Railway Museum

In the Hub City Heritage Railway Museum, located in Oelwein, Iowa, one can look at railroad memorabilia from the Chicago Great Western Railway. The depot has been restored and in it are refurbished railroad cars. … [Read more...]

Nor-ski – Decorah, Iowa

This facility at Decorah, Iowa is a great outing for the skier! Statistics AREA DETAILS Alpine Skiing: Yes Snowboarding: Yes Night Skiing: No Restricted Areas: No Heli-Skiing: No Leash Required: Yes Snowcat Skiing: No Terrain Park: No Cross Country: No … [Read more...]

Museums Of Central City

In Central City of around one thousand people, the local historical society maintains three museums. Their goal is to preserve and present the history of this river community in interesting and educational ways. The Sawyer House, a Victorian era home, has … [Read more...]

MOTOR MILL HISTORIC SITE – Elkader, Iowa

The settlement of Motor existed only from the 1840s to the 1870s. What remains at the historic site is a six-story mill, made from limestone, and four other buildings. The mill is the tallest old mill in the Midwest. This site is along the Turkey River, … [Read more...]

LOCKMASTER’S HOUSE HERITAGE MUSEUM – Guttenberg, Iowa

Here visitors can look at one of the last remaining lockmaster’s houses on the Mississippi River. This house contains furnishings of the 1930s and 1940s and photos of river and local history. They can come to understand the history of the lock … [Read more...]

LITTLE RED SCHOOL #5 – Cedar Falls, Iowa

The schoolhouse was built in 1909. Visitors can see a blackboard, older books, and turn-of –the 20th century furnishings. It also has a pot-Belly stove. … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Iowa Braille And Sight Saving School – Vinton, Iowa

This school was founded in 1852 as a private school in Keokuk. In 1862, the program was moved to Vinton. Originally known as the Iowa College for the Blind, now it serves children from birth to age 21 who are blind or visually impaired. … [Read more...]

Ice House Museum – Cedar Falls, Iowa

Ice House Museum - Cedar Falls, Iowa featuring items used in cutting, harvesting, storing, selling and the use of natural ice. Blocks of "ice" are stacked as they would have been in the ice house with the tools used by the men who delivered ice … [Read more...]