Museum Hours
Tue-Sat 9am to 5pm

Museum Phone

319-234-6357

Location
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Become a Member for Unlimited Admission

Among other benefits, members of the Grout Museum District receive unlimited admission to all four museums. You can come back as often as you want and explore as long as you like.

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See what's happening the day you visit, or plan a visit around an event, exhibit or class that interests you.

FUN:
Science Demonstrations

Are snakes slimy? Why are they constantly sticking out their tongues? Find out, and pet a real snake at the Bluedorn Imaginarium's Science Demonstrations.

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The Curious World of Patent Models: Organized by the Rothschild Patent Model Collection
From the time the U.S. Patent Office was formed by Thomas Jefferson in 1790 inve ... Learn More
Genomics Explorer
Genomics eXplorer examines Earth's most crucial living creatures - plants - and ... Learn More
Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections
Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections, is America's most nosta ... Learn More
Patent Hall of Fame
Take a look at the history of patents issued to Waterloo residents since 1861. I ... Learn More
Sullivan Brothers 5K/10K Registration
Race Date: November 8, 2014

Registration Dates and Fees:
5K: ... Learn More
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Strolling with the Spirits 2014
* Stroll through Elmwood Cemetery as actors bring some of Waterloo's earliest re ... Learn More
Webelos Scientist Day
Earn your Webelo Scientist Pin & Belt Loop at the Imaginarium!
* Experim ... Learn More
Sullivan Brothers Memorial 5K & 10K Races
Check-in and Post-Race Location: Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum Park & ... Learn More
Star Party
The Black Hawk Astronomy Club and the Grout Museum District are delighted to spo ... Learn More
Star Party
The Black Hawk Astronomy Club and the Grout Museum District are delighted to spo ... Learn More
Star Party - Lunar Eclipse!
The Black Hawk Astronomy Club and the Grout Museum District are delighted to spo ... Learn More
What's In A Name? The Soul of a Quilt
For hundreds of years quilt making has stimulated imagination for the individual ... Learn More
Moonlight Mixers: Statewide Tailgate
Discover the history of collegiate football in the state of Iowa. Enjoy trivia a ... Learn More
Wild Kratts Kids Club
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a Saturday morning? Join the Wild Kr ... Learn More
Wild Kratts Kids Club
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a Saturday morning? Join the Wild Kr ... Learn More
Wild Kratts Kids Club
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend a Saturday morning? Join the Wild Kr ... Learn More
Movies at the Museum
The first Saturday of each month, starting at 1:00 unless otherwise noted. Movi ... Learn More
Museum Madness: Mysteries at the Museum
Dive into some of history's greatest mysteries and put your detective skills to ... Learn More
Museum Madness: The Sound of Science
Learn all about the science behind sounds during Museum Madness: The Sound of Sc ... Learn More
Cabin Fever Quilt Retreat: Making Memories
The Grout Museum District will host the Annual Cabin Fever Quilt Retreat on Frid ... Learn More
Homeschool Workshops 2014-2015
The Grout Museum District's "Museum School Series," September-December, is an in ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Minecraft Explorer
Spend the day exploring the concepts behind one of the world's most popular game ... Learn More
Homefront Connections: Military and Veterans Resource Fair
Homefront Connections is a resource fair for current military members and vetera ... Learn More
Museum Madness: All Hallow's Eve
Unearth the history behind the scariest day of the year, Halloween, during Museu ... Learn More
Museum Madness: Sweet Science
Who knew science could be so sweet?! At the Imaginarium, learn the chemistry beh ... Learn More
Portraits of Iowa
The Grout Museum District has partnered with Hawkeye Community College Professio ... Learn More
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