The Humboldt County Historical Museum

905 First Ave. N.
Dakota City, IA 50529- Map It
Phone: (515) 332-5280

AAA Editor Notes

The Humboldt County Historical Museum is .5 mi. s. of SR 3 on CR P56. The complex of historic buildings reflects rural life in the county from its early beginnings. The 13-room Mill Farm House, built in 1879, is decorated with Victorian furnishings. A barn features farm equipment and carpenter, tinsmith and agricultural tools. The site also includes a log cabin, an 1882 Methodist church, an 1883 schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop and other small buildings. The Clancy-Erickson building features military rooms, Native American artifacts, a research room, a country store, a period photography studio, a bank, a post office and antique cars and wagons. Guided tours are available.
$5; free (ages 0-17).
Hours: Mon.-Tues. and Thurs.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1:30-4:30, June-Sept.; by appointment rest of year. Closed July 4. Allow 1 hour minimum.