Des Moines County Heritage Center – Burlington, Iowa

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Des Moines County Heritage Center - Burlington, Iowa Des Moines County, which includes Burlington, Iowa, is an area of many different sites that you will enjoy experiencing.  The Mississippi River borders the area with all the stories and beauty this … [Read more...]

Wieting Theatre, Toledo, Ia

The historic 1912 Opera house is still on operation. The Wieting theatre re- opened Feb. 2012 following a multi- million dollar historical restoration led by community activists. This old opera house is a restored gem worth visiting! The history of the … [Read more...]

Maasdam Barns and the Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm – Fairfield, Iowa

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The Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm was developed by the Maasdam Barns Preservation Committee as a recreational and educational center. Three historic barns are the major components of the Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm Historic District. There are three barns … [Read more...]

Sioux City Public Museum – Sioux City, Iowa

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Sioux City Public Museum - Sioux City, Iowa     Opening in April 2011, the downtown Sioux City Public Museum features large, colorful exhibits and interactive displays.  Visitors begin their journey in the ornate “corn palace theatre” … [Read more...]

Dyer-Botsford Victorian House And Doll Museum – Dyersville, Iowa

    Dyer-Botsford Victorian House And Doll Museum - Dyersville, Iowa This 1850 Victorian home was built by the founder of Dyersville three years after the town was platted out and has been renovated. The rooms are furnished with period antiques circa … [Read more...]