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Boone History Center

602 Story St, Boone, IA 50036-2832
+1 515-432-1907
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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 4 weeks ago
John C
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Ames, Iowa, United States
Yellow caboose!

Since TripAdvisor has still not put up the address to the big yellow caboose at 1308 S. Story... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
init4keeps
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Des Moines, Iowa
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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; early Boone businesses); and a gallery with rotating & traveling exhibits. Gift shop features local/area items. Climate-controlled & mobility-impaired accessible.
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“Beautifully restored 1907 Masonic Lodge Has Two Levels of Exhibits”
Aug 31, 2017
“Yellow caboose!”
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602 Story St, Boone, IA 50036-2832
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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