Join in the national celebration of boundless curiosity and enjoy one of the Cedar Valley's best attractions for free.

The Grout Museum District will be accepting "Museum Day Live" tickets this Saturday, September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day. Museum Day Live tickets are available for download here:

Visitors who present a Museum Day ticket will gain FREE entrance for two at participating venues on September 21, 2019. One ticket is permitted per email address. A list of participating museums, which will be continually updated, can be found at


The Grout Museum District is loaded with many opportunities to explore and learn. (Photo: Bucky Doren)
Courtesy - The Grout Museum District

That same day, the Museum District will be holding a "Flashback to the Great Depression" program, in conjunction with the "Temperance and Turmoil" exhibit.

Join the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum on Saturday, September 21st from 9AM-5PM for Temperance & Turmoil: Flashback to the Great Depression.

In conjunction with the exhibit, step back in time and experience life during the Great Depression. Build “Hoovervilles” out of basic materials and learn the origin of their name. Make dolls out of scrap fabric. Learn basic sewing skills you can use to patch your clothes, and brush up on how you can “use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without.”

Activities are drop in and included with Museum Admission. For further details call 319-234-6357 or visit

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