Grout Museum District


503 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Phone: 319-234-6357

The Grout Museum District offers four distinct museums to discover our past, present and future. Reach for the stars in the only public planetarium in Northeast Iowa. Experience Victorian elegance in Iowa’s finest example of Italianate architecture. Step inside the stories of Iowa Veterans. Pet a 12-foot python or watch a science demonstration.

Addresses of specific locations:

  • Grout Museum of History and Science/Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, 503 South St.
  • Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, 322 Washington St
  • Rensselaer Russell House Museum, 520 W 3rd St

Admission for specific locations:

  • Grout Museum/Iowa Veterans Museum: $10 adults, $5 children 14 yrs & under
  • Rensselaer Russell House Museum: $5
  • Bluedorn Science Museum: $5;¬†Explorer Passes: Two sites: $13 adults, $8 children.
  • Veterans half-off at all sites.


Tues-Sat 9-5. Please call for current Rensselaer Russell House Museum Hours.


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