Museums in Ames, IA

Find museums in Ames, IA. Listings include Ames Historical Society, Textiles and Clothing Museum (Iowa State University), University Museums, Iowa State University, University Museums and Morrill Hall (Iowa State University). Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 04/19/19
    Here is a watch fob from the 1800s. Can you guess what it’s made of? … Human hair! Hair art was a popular way to remember loved ones throughout much of the nineteenth century. There were many diff...
    > Ames Historical Society
  • 04/16/19
    Briley’s Pond on the Iowa State campus was formed after removal of clay to make bricks for campus buildings, primarily the Farm House. This low area naturally filled up with water to form a small po...
    > Ames Historical Society
  • 04/14/19
    This day in Ames history, April 14, 1975: Winners of the Miss Iowa pageant gather around the newly crowned Kathie Duggan, a senior at Iowa State and captain of the pom-pom team, studying to become a...
    > Ames Historical Society
  • 04/02/19
    Farwell Brown won this trophy in a Lions Club bird house contest in 1926. Stop by to see the trophy along with a photo of the bird houses as part of our current exhibit. "Exploring Historic Ames: Uni...
    > Ames Historical Society
  • 04/01/19
    In conjunction with the "Designed for a Modern Life" exhibition, Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz presented her research on mid-century hat designer Benjamin Green-Field last week. Jachimowicz is a...
    > University Museums, Iowa State University