Last updated: 10/26/2019
Burlington, Iowa
Street Address
501 N 4th St
Burlington, IA 52601
Mailing Address
501 N 4th St
Burlington, IA 52601
phone: 319-752-7449
e-mail: dmchs@dmchs.org
web: DMCHS.org
Hours
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
Adults: $6
Children (3-16): $3
Children under 3: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Mary Krohlow, DMCHS Contact
phone: 319-752-7449
Julie Martineau, Administrative Assistant
Description

A museum featuring the history of Des Moines County, as well as a heritage center.

Mission

The mission of the Des Moines County Historical Society is to educate and communicate to residents and visitors the history and creative spirit of those who have lived in the area known as Des Moines County, Iowa.

Artifact Collections

Collections ranging from 250 million years ago (Burlington is the crinoid capital of the world!) to the present, and everything in between!

Educational Programs

We offer school tours, and tours for groups and organizations. We also offer ongoing educational programs, and children's outreach programs.

Governance

Governed by a board of directors

Library

Access: General Public

Appointment required: Yes

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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