CONTACT US

     

Fund Raising Opportunities

 
 

STATE HISTORICAL
SOCIETY OF IOWA

Project Staff

Sheila Hanke
For questions about the collection, textile preservation, photo requests, contributions, research requests and staff presentations or tours.
(515) 281-8304
sheila.hanke@iowa.gov

Sarah Macht
For questions regarding education, school tours or volunteering.
(515) 242-5193
sarah.macht@iowa.gov

 

 

 

STATE OF IOWA
HISTORICAL BUILDING
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
515-281-5111

Museum:
State Historical Museum webpage

Monday through Saturday:
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Sunday:
Noon to 4:30 pm

Closed:
All official state holidays.


Library & Archives:

Visit Web site
Tuesday-Wednesday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Retrievals of state archives, photograph & manuscript collections are made at the following times:
9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. (Thurs. & Fri. only) and 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. (Tue. thru Fri.)
State archives, photograph, and manuscript collections are closed Saturdays unless arrangements are made in advance. Arrangements can be made by calling the reference desk (515) 281-6200 by noon the preceding Friday.

Closed:
All official state holidays and on any Saturday which precedes a Monday or follows a Friday holiday.

 

The Iowa Battle Flag Project welcomes fund raising projects from business, organizations and schools which wish to participate in the preservation of the Iowa Battle Flags.

Representatives of potential fundraisers are encouraged to contact the Battle Flag Staff for suggestions and assistance.

Contact Information:
Please do not provide cash. Funds collected should be provided by check, addressed to:

Iowa Battle Flag Project
State Historical Society of Iowa
600 East Locust
Des Moines, Iowa, 50319.

PLANNING A VISIT?

Download a PDF map with directions to the museum