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

Automobile Row/Mansion Hill
Automobile Row/Mansion Hill

This tour begins and ends at The History Center! Learn about the area originally known as “Mansion Hill” along Third, Second and First Avenues East. Get a closer look at the very few…

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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 Kingston Village include a rare Art Deco former police station and the famous Louis Sullivan - designed Peoples Bank building.  Also take a look at the historic first west side…

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Walking Tour Oak Hill Neighborhood
Walking Tour Oak Hill Neighborhood

Experience one of the oldest intact neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids. The Oak Hill area in southeast Cedar Rapids has a rich cultural heritage. Sites related to local African American, Syrian…

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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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