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 fully updated Norris Corson Family Planetarium. Experience Victorian elegance in Iowa’s finest example of Italianate architecture. Step inside the stories of Iowa Veterans. 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


Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM. Please call for current Rensselaer Russell House Museum hours of operation.


Grout Museum of History & Science/Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum: $12 Adults, $6 Children 4-13 Norris Corson Family Planetarium*: $6 Adults, $3 Children 4-13 *Planetarium located inside the Grout Museum. Planetarium admission is in addition to Museum admission. Bluedorn Science Imaginarium: $6 Rensselaer Russell House Museum: $6 Veterans: Half Price Museums for All Admission: $2 Members & Children 3 & Under: Free