Grout Museum of History & Science
Pretend you're a pioneer. Reach for the stars. Explore your ancestry. Your curiosity will take you far.
The Grout Museum of History and Science features permanent and continually changing exhibitions of area history, and the only public planetarium in Northeast Iowa, which holds weekly shows. [view the current schedule]
It's also home to the James, Robert and Dick McKinstry Funded Library, northeast Iowa's largest genealogical reference library. The library also contains an archival collection numbering 21,617 maps, photographs, oral histories, audio/video tapes, clippings and documents relating to the Cedar Valley.