Jackson County History Museum


1212 E Quarry St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
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Phone: 563-652-5020

Enjoy 22,000 sq. ft. of exhibits from period rooms, a country school, bootmaker shop, general store, an authentic replica of a McCormick Reaper, to wildlife and military displays. The museum also houses the Iowa Orphan Train Research Center and don’t miss the 2-headed calf!  To the south, the newly renovated Penningroth Machine Shed features a fine collection of vintage agricultural equipment as well as an authentic log cabin and blacksmith shop.


Tues-Fri 10-4, Sat & Sun 12-4; closed major holidays.


$3 adults, children 10 yrs and under free. Members free.

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