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State Historical Museum, Des Moines

4.3
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4.6
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  • Very nice museum about the history of Iowa. The Iowa bike race exhibit was interesting since I never heard of it. The communication exhibit was also interesting. The staff was knowledgeable.  more »
  • Very large museum whose interesting collection goes from prehistoric times to the 19th century.. Each hall has its own style and is beautiful. However the wealth of information covering the history...  more »
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  • This is a wonderful presentation of state history. The library is the center for research. However the exhibition provides a nice introduction to the state's history!
  • My kids have a great time here. Full of great information and educational. For a free museum close by, I would recommend to friends and family.

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