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Van Buren County Museum Crawl

Date:Jun 16th, 2018
Time:9:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Van Buren County Museum Crawl for a great time. Guided tours, demonstrations, experience pioneer life and take a walk to the past in our museums. There is no admission fee, however, donations are appreciated. A passport map will be at featured locations. Get it punched at every stop to enter in a drawing for a Van Buren County gift basket. 

The Pearson Complex will have 1800’s costumes you can step into for a photo on your device, children will be holding class in the One Room School, tour guides will be dressed in period clothing, demonstrations of daily living in and around the cabin will take place all day, you can tour the Pearson Family home which was on the Underground Railroad. “The Galvinators” will play from 1-3pm. With original songs about Van Buren County. Children activities such as spelling bee, paper boat race and recess games. Refreshments including switchel, mint tea & stone ground cornbread will be served.

Morris Park will have huckster wagon, mystery tool identification quiz, rare bustle bench and clothing display and kids activities.

Calico Press will have printing press demonstration from 9-11am and 1-3pm.

  • Pearson House Museum Complex 
    718 Dodge St., Keosauqua, IA
  • Twombly Museum                                                   
    801 First St., Keosauqua, IA
  • Villages of Van Buren Welcome Center & McCoy Historical Museum 
    809 First St., Keosauqua, IA
  • Morris Park & Pioneer Museum                           
    10938 Timber Rd., Stockport, IA
  • Peavine Line Museum & Freedom Rock                   
    104 North Main St., Stockport, IA
  • The Calico Press. Print Museum.
    23096 Route J16, Birmingham, IA

Download the Museum Crawl of Van Buren County Passport Self-Guided Tour Map.

Contact Phone:641-431-0581/319-288-1200

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