We have more than 18,000 square feet of permanent exhibits throughout Macbride Hall. Click on each to explore in more detail.
William and Eleanor Hageboeck Hall of Birds
Over 1,000 birds, interactive exhibits, and the historic Laysan Island Cyclorama.
Biosphere Discovery Hub
Iowa's gateway to our global environment.
A 500-million-year adventure through Iowa's geological, cultural and ecological history.
Diversity of Life Exhibits
The ground-floor hallway is lined with historic exhibits highlighting ecology, geology, taxidermy, and biodiversity.
Visit our shared exhibit space in the Old Capitol Museum to see these new temporary exhibits.
The Land Provides: Iowa's Culinary Heritage
January 22 - August 2, 2015
Hanson Humanities Gallery, Ground Floor Rotunda
Iowa Law: The First Law School West of the Mississippi
February 12 - August 2, 2015
Keyes Gallery for the Arts, Humanities, & Sciences
Unfinished Business: The Arts of the New Arab Revolutions
February 17 - May 15, 2015
Second Floor Rotunda