We have exhibits featuring everything from Astronomy to Archaeology!
East Gallery The Displays in the East Gallery tell the story of Cherokee's development. The struggles and triumphs of the early settlers are portrayed through historical artifacts.
Local artists display their skills on the Art Wall in the East Gallery.
Periodically, a new artist is featured. The artists featured for 2018 are:
January: Amber Deerr
February: Pamela Douglas
March: Corey Burnett-Hausen
April: Karen Kinder
May: Brenda Backamn
June: Cherokee County Soils Posters
July: Deb Otto
August: Kimberly Baxter Packwood
September: Jorja Kemp
October: 4-H Crafts
November: Cathy Eischen
December: Sue Rush
For information about how to be featured on our Art Wall, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The West gallery constantly changes. It is in this area that we build five major exhibits a year.
OUR CURRENT EXHIBIT:
Can You Dig It? Archaeology vs. Paleontology
Sanford Room Furnished in mid-nineteenth century style, the Sanford Room provides a beautiful setting for many of our historic artifacts.
Lower Level The lower level tells the prehistory of Northwest Iowa. Many fossils from Iowa's prehistoric sea are exhibited.The early inhabitants of this area are known to us only through the artifacts they left behind. Using part of our collection of prehistoric artifacts, our exhibits show how those early people lived in Northwest Iowa.Our Natural History exhibits have a variety of wildlife. From the smallest insect to the adult opossum, this area contains many of the birds, mammals and insects living in Northwest Iowa.
Explore everything from Space to Archaeology in our Lower Level!
The Sanford Room is a time capsule intended to reflect the lives of people living in the mid 19th Century.
Our East Gallery features history of the area and an Art Wall that changes every month!