SOCIETY OF IOWA
For questions about the collection, textile preservation, photo requests,
contributions, research requests and staff presentations or tours.
For questions regarding education, school tours or volunteering.
STATE OF IOWA
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
State Historical Museum webpage
Monday through Saturday:
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Noon to 4:30 pm
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.
All official state holidays and on any Saturday which precedes a Monday or follows a Friday holiday.
a PDF map with directions to the museum