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.
Wonderful Preserve: A Century of Recovery of Laysan IslandAugust 14-December 31, 2014
Second Floor Rotunda
Iowa Football: Birth of a Legacy
August 28-December 31, 2014
Keyes Gallery for the Arts, Humanities, & Sciences
A Tear in the Iron Curtain: 25 Years since the Fall of the Wall
September 23-December 31, 2014
Hanson Humanities Gallery