The History Center
		
	The History Center

The History Center


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800 2nd Avenue SE ​
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Phone: 319-362-1501
Fax: 319 362-6790
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Located at the historic Douglas Mansion, the mission of The History Center is to provide a unique community resource that preserves and shares the stories of our past and connects people of all ages to the present and future of Linn County. We are dedicated to connecting the past to the present and future of Linn County and are passionate about making our history both accessible and enjoyable for everyone.

The History Center is currently open for the following days and times:

Tuesday from 12 PM to 4 PM
Thursday from 4 PM to 8 PM
Friday from 12 PM to 4 PM
Saturday from 12 PM to 4 PM

Visit https://www.historycenter.org/ for additional information.

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800 2nd Avenue SE ​
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403


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