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State Historical Museum of Iowa, Des Moines

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TripAdvisor
  • I've been to a lot of state historical museums, but this one has to be one of the best ever. Spread out over three floors, the exhibits are broad in scope, detailed for the brainiacs, immaculately dis...  more »
  • If you want to learn about Iowa and understand why it is such a great place, you need to visit the Historical Museum.  more »
  • Went into the building simply to use the washroom and warm up as it was cold outside. What I saw took me by surprise. One room led to another to another and was rich with historical information. What ...  more »
Google
  • Great way to explore the past. Was almost deserted when we went. Wish they would pull more of the collection out of storage to keep it fresh, but well maintained and fun for a family outing.
  • Wonderful State Capitol Building. Must visit the library
  • So many great exhibits
  • The staff/volunteers are welcoming and friendly.
  • Fantastic fun!