Old Capitol Classroom

Special Programs


Ongoing special programs at the Old Capitol Museum are free and open to the public and are supported by the Old Capitol Museum Gift Shop.


Discovery Center and Iowa Youth Diaries

New to the Old Capitol Museum in 2006, the Discovery Center houses the permanent exhbit, Iowa Youth Diaries Project and is also a changing exhibit space.

Old Cap Classroom: Chauncey's Swan Song

Explore history with fun and unique activities that make learning history fun!

The Hanson Family Humanities Gallery

Added to the Old Capitol Museum in 2006, the Hanson Family Humanities Gallery is a changing exhibit space located on the ground floor.

Take a Field Trip to Old capitol

Are you interested in taking a trip to Old Capitol Museum? Would you like to bring a group of people? If so, please click here for more information.


Traveling exhibits

Old Capitol has two exciting exhibits available for loan.



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