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Des Moines
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines IA 50312
Phone 515 277-4405
Web Site http://www.desmoinesartcenter.org/
Description American & European 19th & 20th century -- web site contains many images of pictures in collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Paintings
New or Updated: 05/06/2003

Des Moines
Iowa Historical Building
600 East Locust St
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone 515 281-5111
Web Site http://www.iowahistory.org/
Description one site holds state museum, library & archives and cultural organization offices
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Flags
Collection N-Z Vehicles
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/10/2003

Iowa
Des Moines
Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue
Des Moines IA 50309
Phone
515 243-0913
Web Site
http://www.hoytsherman.org/index.html
Description American and European art and decorative arts, attached 1923 theatre with active programming
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Kind of Activity Performance
Collection A-F Furniture
Collection N-Z Paintings
Era 19th
New or Updated: 05/03/2003

Dubuque
Dubuque Museum of Art
701 Locust Street
Dubuque IA 52001
Phone 319 557-1851
Web Site http://www.dbqart.com/index.html
Description Regional art, rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
New or Updated: 05/08/2003

Iowa
Dubuque
Mississippi River Museum
3rd Street Ice Harbor
PO Box 266
Dubuque IA 52004
Phone 563 557-9545
Web Site http://www.mississippirivermuseum.com/Woodward.htm
Toll Free 800 226-3369
E-mail mailto:rivermuse@mwci.net
Description original steam sidewheeler dredge, imaginative exhibits include crawling through a lead mine, simulated walk below surface of river, various canoes & boats, room size model of harbor
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Ship

Estherville
H G Albee Memorial Museum
1720 Third Avenue South
Estherville IA 51334
Phone 712 362-2750
Web Site http://www.nwiowatours.com/Emmet%20County%20Museum%20page.htm
Description school, church, blacksmith, post office, period rooms
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Owner/Operator: Emmet County Historical Society

Iowa
Exira
Audubon County Historical Society Museum
E Washington & Kilworth
mail: 210 E Division, Audubon 50025
Extra IA
Phone
Web Site http://www.auduboncounty.org/
E-mail mailto://exxtian@metc.net/
Description first county courthouse, used as community meeting place and first movie theatre as well
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Era 1874
Owner/Operator: Audubon County Historical Society

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