Cedar Falls Historical Society


Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Phone: 319-266-5149

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. Experience an international industry that brought fresh food to the world, and 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 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, Sat & Sun 1-4.
  • Victorian House Museum: Feb-Dec, Tues-Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4.
  • Little Red Schoolhouse Museum: May-mid-Oct, Sat & Sun 1-4.
  • Behrens-Rapp Visitor Information Center: May-Oct, daily 8-8.


See above. Closed on major holidays/holiday weekends.


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