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State Historical Museum, Des Moines

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  • Lots of informative info about Iowan history, lots of old guns, the Civil War, farming, transportation, all sorts of stuff.  more »
  • Accidental visit - wanted to see Terrance Hill but you have to book that in advance. Had time to kill and this proved to be an admirable place to do it. Comprehensive although at times slightly...  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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