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State Historical Museum of Iowa, Des Moines

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
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  • Well laid out and engaging collection covering many aspects of state history. Personally enjoyed section on films made in Iowa. 4 star museum, but extra star for the great building and for the museum ...  read more »
  • This modern building is not that old, but a proposal to tear much of it down due to water leaks has been made. It has too much wasted space and never was suitable as a museum. Many of the items that s...  read more »
  • This is an amazing Museum. FREE admission! A neat variety of exhibits. Probably the best display of civil war memorabilia we've ever seen. 
  • 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.
  • So many great exhibits
  • The staff/volunteers are welcoming and friendly.
  • Fantastic fun!
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