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With a history steeped in Native American and pioneer cultures, Iowa’s past offers a unique insight into our rivers, communities and people.
Gather all the amazing facts behind Iowa’s railroad history at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and also stop by the one-of-a-kind Squirrel Cage Jail.
Dive into all sides of history with the Grout Museum District, which includes the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, the Grout Museum of History and Science and the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium.
You can even enjoy a drink or delicious meal inside historic restaurants, catch a live show at historic theaters or tour a variety of historic homes.
Send shivers down your spine at Iowa's 13 spookiest spots.
With a history that reaches into all aspects of the Midwest - railroads, river transportation, agriculture and the Underground Railroad - Iowa's historic homes offer an opportunity to step back in time and appreciate how far we've come.
Often surrounding a historic and beautiful county courthouse, town squares are vibrant parts of the community. Here are 10 historic squares to visit for shopping, history and dining.