Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City

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Visitors will discover the “Spirit of Sioux City” through a lively 12-minute orientation film in the ornate “corn palace theatre.” A variety of hands-on experiences are available including the award-winning “Innovation I-Wall” and “The Big Dig,” which replicates an active fossil dig site.

Along with our dynamic permanent exhibits, a variety of temporary Exhibits feature local history interpreted through artifacts from our collections or private collections.

Want to learn more about a particular aspect of Sioux City history? Then visit or contact our Research Center.
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  • I lived here until I was 8 and remember almost nothing about Sioux City sinceI left 65 yrs ago. The museum which is free was a nice way to review the history. I saw old photos of the 1952 flood where ...  more »
  • We went here on a Sunday based on reviews from TripAdvisor. Really worth the time. Takes about 2 hours or more. SO MUCH information including a really wonderful introductory video about the history of...  more »
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  • The care and love that goes into building these exhibits shows. This museum packs a lot of history and culture into a small space. I recommend making this museum a must see in Sioux City.
  • My daughter absolutely loves coming here, so many interesting things to see. Also fun for adults.

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