Cedar Falls Historical Society

Location

Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Contact

Phone: 319-266-5149
cfhistory@cfu.net

Visit the only museum in the U.S. that tells the story of ice harvesting in an original ice house, The Ice House Museum of the Cedar Falls Historical Society. Try hands on activities, watch videos, and experience an international industry that brought fresh food to the world. Learn how this once-common business transformed our culture and daily lives.

Addresses for specific locations:

  • Ice House Museum, W 1st St & Franklin St.
  • Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, 308 W 3rd St
  • Little Red Schoolhouse Museum/Behrens-Rapp Visitor Information Center, W 1st St & Clay St.

Hours for specific locations:

  • Ice House Museum: May-mid-Oct, Wed 1-4, Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4.
  • Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum: Feb-Dec, Tues-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4.
  • Little Red Schoolhouse Museum: May-mid-Oct, Wed, Sat & Sun 1-4; Jun-Aug, Wed 1-4.
  • Behrens-Rapp Visitor Information Center: May-Oct, daily 8-8.

Hours:

See above.

Admission:

Ice House Museum: $5, 12 & under free. All other sites free, donations accepted.

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