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Sioux City Public Museum

Hours: Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays

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A state-of-the-art facility in downtown featuring hand-on exhibits and interactive displays of local and regional history.


607 4th Street
Sioux City, Iowa

Phone: 712-279-6174

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Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
except major holidays


A dry-docked boat serving as a welcome center for the tri-state area and a historical museum featuring Missouri River history.


1000 Larsen Park Road
Sioux City, Iowa

Phone: 712-279-0198

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Peirce Mansion

Open to the public for quarterly
open house events.

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 A newly restored Victorian-era mansion available for rental events such as weddings, receptions, corporate gatherings, family reunions, private parties or photo shoots.

 2901 Jackson Street
Sioux City, Iowa

 Phone: 712-279-6174
(Sioux City Public Museum)

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COVID-19 updates:

New City of Sioux City mask requirement:
Prrotective masks or face coverings will be required in all City buildings by members of the public. This includes the Sioux City Public Museum and Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center.

Online progams: 

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Special Tolerance Week presentation
Virtual TourVernon Tott Photographs
Powerful photographs taken by a Sioux City soldier during the liberation of a WWII concentration camp are presented by the Sioux City Public Museum in honor of Sioux City Tolerance Week. Click here to view.



Explore our online Women's History Month programs:

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History at High Noon: Mary Treglia and the Community House
Presenter Grace Linden, former Sioux City Public Museum Curator of History, chronicles the fascinating life of a local advocate for immigrants. 

Womens History month 2021 panel web graphic

Women Leading Change: Three local organizations founded in the 1920s
A panel discussion featuring representatives of Mary J. Treglia Community House, Junior League of Sioux City, and the League of Women Voters of Sioux City


More online resources:

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Presenter Jim Tillman shares the experiences of his family putting down roots in Sioux City through interviews and photographs. Tillman is the grandson of a young survivor of the violence chronicled in the book, "Blood at the Root." View the presentation here.

View our 2021 Sioux City History Projects exhibit online at SiouxCityMuseum.org/sioux-city-history-projects.

Visit the Sioux City Public Museum virtually (and at your own pace) at SiouxCityMuseum.org/visitor-experience. 

Watch our monthly History at High Noon presentations online at SiouxCityMuseum.org/history-at-high-noon.

Join us for a Grandview Park Virtual Walking Tour at SiouxCityMuseum.org/walking-tours

Explore our collections at VirtualCollections.SiouxCityMuseum.org.


Sioux City Public Museum

Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

             Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to maintain social distancing. Hand-sanitizing stations are available. 

"The Big Dig!" fossil dig box is temporarily closed. The Orientation Theater and Museum Store are available on a limited basis.

Research Center Hours: Wednesday - Friday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

                                        Appointments appreciated


Sergeant Floyd River Museum & Welcome Center 

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily

Visitors are strongly encouraged to maintain social distancing. Hand-sanitizing stations are available.


Peirce Mansion

Available for rent on a limited basis. Call 712-279-6174 for contact information.


For a listing of events, see our Event Calendar.



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