Sioux City Public Museum

Sioux City, IA

Where are we going?

Sioux City Public Museum
607 4th Street
Sioux City
IA 51104

712 279 6174

What is there to do?

Sioux City and its surrounding regions have such a rich and fascinating history, so why not visit a museum where you can explore just that?

Sioux City Public Museum is a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown that features a number of hands-on exhibits and interactive displays covering both local and regional history

It's also FREE admission, so everyone can go and enjoy this museum as a family day out experience!

Through a number of large and colorful exhibitions, interactive displays and historic structures, the museum tells the stories of the community.

You can discover the "Spirit of Sioux City" through a lively 12-minute orientation film in an ornate "corn palace theater" (you are in Iowa after all!), or uncover and discover at the "Big I Dig" - a replica of an active fossil dig site.

Alongside the museums dynamic permanent exhibits, there are a number of temporary exhibits that feature local history as told through artifacts from the collections.

With these exhibits not only can you learn even more about the people and events that shaped the regions history, but you can also ensure that you go back and see something new with every visit!

Are you ready to explore the fascinating rich history of Sioux City? You never know what you just might learn and discover!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free!

Children: Free!


Need a little extra help?

The Sioux City Public Museum is fully accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs are available upon request on a first come, first served basis


When can we go?

10am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday, 1pm - 5pm Sunday

Closed Mondays


Any top tips?

There are classrooms for rent if you want a private birthday party at the museum! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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