Maritime and Naval Museums: Iowa, USA.


Fred W. Woodward Riverboat Museum

2nd Street,
P.O. Box 305,
Ice Harbor,
Dubuque, IA 52001.

Telephone: +1 319 557 9545.

Opening hours: May — October, 10:00-18:30; November — December, Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-16:00. Closed national holidays.

The museum, which was founded in 1979, displays the navigational history of Upper Mississippi, including a collection of models of vessels.

Keokuk River Museum
Johnson and Victory Park,
P.O. Box 268,
Keokuk, IA 52632.

Telephone: +1 319 524 4765.

Opening hours: Mid-April — November, 09:00-17:00.

The museum, which is housed onboad the George M. Verity was founded in 1961, features the Mississippi and its riverboats.

Le Clair

Buffalo Bill Museum
200 N. River Drive,
Le Clair, IA 52753.

Telephone: +1 319 289 5580

Opening hours: Summer, daily 07:30-16:30; Winter, Saturday-Sunday 07:30-16:30.

Includes displays on Le Claire and the upper Mississippi water transportation, and the SS Lone Star Steamer one of the few surviving wood riverboats.

Updated 1995-11-18 by Lars Bruzelius

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