Nodaway Valley Historical Museum

1600 S. 16th St.
Clarinda, IA 51632- Map It
Phone: (712) 542-3073

AAA Editor Notes

Nodaway Valley Historical Museum is .2 mi. s. of jct. US 71 and SR 2 at 1600 S. 16th St. Local and regional history displays chronicle events from the Civil War to the present and include Native American artifacts, quilts and an exhibit about the local prisoner-of-war camp that housed German and Japanese prisoners during World War II. Special exhibits also are on display. The one-room Goldenrod School, the birthplace of both 3-H and 4-H, a geological library and other historic structures are on the grounds. A 14-ton Freedom Rock displays a patriotic mural painted by artist Ray “Bubba” Sorenson. Sunday educational programs are offered.
Hours: Tues. 9-4, Wed.-Sun. 1-4. Programs first Sun. of the month at 2. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.