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Boone History Center

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Lots of good local history as well as the Mamie Eisenhower exibit

We brought 40 people here as part of an antique Pontiac club tour. Everyone enjoyed their visit... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Kornkurt
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Iowa Falls, Iowa
Beautifully restored 1907 Masonic Lodge Has Two Levels of Exhibits

Beautifully restored 1907 Masonic Lodge. Two levels of exhibits showing Boone County history... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
495JohnC495
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Ames, Iowa, United States
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Sep 18, 2018
“Lots of good local history as well as the Mamie Eisenhower exibit”
Jun 18, 2018
“Beautifully restored 1907 Masonic Lodge Has Two Levels of Exhibits”
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Historical museum housed in former Masonic temple built in 1907. Galleries include Kate Shelley; Boone's First Family (Mamie & Ike Eisenhower): CSM Marilyn Gabbard Military Gallery; Becoming Boone (pre-history; Native American; immigrant experience...more
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602 Story St, Boone, IA 50036-2832
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We brought 40 people here as part of an antique Pontiac club tour. Everyone enjoyed their visit. The ladies that were working were very knowledgeable and friendly. This is another one of those "hidden gems" that people need to look for.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Beautifully restored 1907 Masonic Lodge. Two levels of exhibits showing Boone County history. Exhibits on the upper floor show how the teenage heroine Kate Shelley saved the lives of train passengers in 1881 by crossing a railroad bridge over the flooded Des Moines River during...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Since TripAdvisor has still not put up the address to the big yellow caboose at 1308 S. Story street, I figured I'd talk about it here. It is the Boone Convention and Visitors bureau Yellow Caboose. Easy to spot when you drive north on Story...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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