Explore the science of bloodsucking parasites in this skin-crawling exhibition, composed of twelve interactive exhibits!
Attack of the Bloodsuckers Exhibit
Memorial Day at the SBIVM 2017
Pirate's Tea Party
Summer Camp: Beginner Rockets
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This museum has its act together! From entrance to exit we were never once left wanting something to see! The exhibits were ALL wonderfully thought out, precise, and beautifully arranged, extremely artistic and tasteful. The only thing I regret is that I didn't set aside a whole day to see everything. This museum did veterans history right! Great way to celebrate our military.
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Established in 1932, the Grout Museum District is widely acknowledged as one of the cornerstones of culture in Northeast Iowa. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the Grout Museum District includes five distinct properties:
The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum honors the service and sacrifice of all Iowa veterans from the Civil War to present.
Permanent and continually changing exhibitions of area history, regional flora and fauna.
This hands-on science center makes learning scientific principles fun through interactive exhibits and formal demonstrations.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Russell House is often cited as Iowa's finest example of Italianate architecture.
The culturally and historically rich Snowden House is available for rent. Its charming Victorian Italianate exterior adds elegance to any event.
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The Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum has been collecting oral histories from Iowa veterans since 2003. Currently the museum has over 1500 interviews from 70 Iowa counties.