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.
Artists featured in 2021:
January: Cherokee County Soils Posters
February: Amber Hansen
March:: Brenda Backman
April: Amy Thompson
May: Pamela Hiatt
June: Cherokee County Soils Posters
July: Carleen Hon
August: Susan Nagle
September: Rabecca Jayne Hennessey
October: 4-H Fair Projects
November: John Moyers and Deb Zisko
December: Danna Fruestel
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.
People of the Northwest Coast and Arctic
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
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!