|Sanford Museum &
117 E Willow St, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
West Gallery Exhibit:
Festival of Trees
D. Ryan Allen - November 2013
Joel Lueck - December 2013
Good Times Place Painters - January 2014
Jason Titcomb - January
Nov 24 -Public Planetarium, 2:00 P.M.
**Nov 29 -Public Planetarium, 1:00 P.M.
Dec 29 -Public Planetarium, 2:00 P.M.
in Cherokee, Iowa, the Sanford Museum and Planetarium has exhibits and
activities on a variety of subjects including: Archaeology, Art,
Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Paleontology. The
museum was made possible through a trust fund established by the late
Mr. & Mrs. W.A. Sanford of Cherokee, in memory of their only
It was their intention to create a charitable trust for historical, cultural and educational purposes that was to be free and open to the public.
The facility was officially opened to the public in 1951. Since then, more than one million visitors have viewed exhibits, attended demonstrations, and taken part in a wide variety of activities.