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.

Our museum is open Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

South Route Bike Tour

Highlights include stops throughout the historic Wholesale and Warehouse District as well as segments of the New Bohemia and Czech Village neighborhoods.

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Linwood Cemetery Walking Tour
Linwood Cemetery Walking Tour

Experience the history of the oldest cemetery on the west side of Cedar Rapids. Highlights include visiting the final resting site of some of the infamous Cherry Sisters and a look at the…

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Creep the Alleys
Creep the Alleys

Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings, and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this unique historic…

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Creep the Alleys
Creep the Alleys

Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this unique historic…

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Kingston Village Walking Tour

Highlights of this tour include a rare Art Deco former police station, the first west side high school building and a special look at the famous Louis Sullivan designed Peoples Bank building.

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The History Center
The History Center

The History Center has a new (old) home and visitors will be surprised not only by the Linn County facts and memorabilia they find inside, but also by the stunning grandeur of the building itself.

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Art All Over
Art All Over

The Cedar Rapids area is well known for the plentiful arts and culture in the area. Local galleries and museums are filled with art available for your viewing pleasure.

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800 2nd Avenue SE ​
Cedar Rapids, IA  52403


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