Mathias Ham House Historic Site

2241 Lincoln Ave.
Dubuque, IA 52001- Map It
Phone: (563) 557-9545

AAA Editor Notes

Mathias Ham House Historic Site is at 2241 Lincoln Ave. next to the entrance to Eagle Point Park. The 23-room limestone Italianate villa, built in 1856, has been restored and furnished to reflect the splendor and lives of the Ham family in antebellum Dubuque. An 1833 lead miner's double log cabin, a granary, a one-room schoolhouse and a re-created lead mine, or “badger hole” also are on the grounds. Interpreters in period dress offer tours. Guided tours are available.
$5; $3.50 (ages 7-17). Combination ticket with National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium $18; $16 (ages 65+); $13 (ages 3-17).
Hours: Guided 30- to 45-minute tours are given Wed.-Sun. 11-4, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Last tour begins at closing. Allow 1 hour minimum.