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Prairie Trails Museum

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Superb museum for small town

We came here for the Jesse James exhibit. It was excellent, with the original safe the gang had... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Elizabeth J
Lexington, Missouri, United States
A Very Good Museum

There is a lot to see at this museum. The exhibits are about local history & they are arranged... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Kansas City, Kansas
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Aug 4, 2018
“Superb museum for small town”
Jul 31, 2018
“A Very Good Museum”
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515 E Jefferson St, Corydon, IA 50060-1812
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We came here for the Jesse James exhibit. It was excellent, with the original safe the gang had robbed. Yet, this museum was huge for a small town, with exhibits from thousands of years ago to recent history. There is even a tiny chapel with...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed July 31, 2018

There is a lot to see at this museum. The exhibits are about local history & they are arranged well with various themes. Admission is $5 a person & considering all there is to see here it is well worth the price. The staff is...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

I was just there as they opened it up for Christmas to see they cabin and Amy Robison's table setting from her home.They also allowed us to visit the whole museum while there. Lots to see.

1  Thank dougviv
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I love visiting the museum and what's even better my kids do to! We try to make it once a year to check it out. It's layed out so kid friendly, it really is a great family outing right in town!!!

Thank Alisha R
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Seriously take you kids here and let them enjoy the history of Wayne county and Corydon, Iowa they will love it and you will too

Thank krisrobin
Reviewed March 7, 2016

This museum is not your ordinary museum. It is layed out like a little town. Filled with the details to that area. You can learn about the Mormon Trail. complete with Ox and Covered Wagon, learn about the Pioneer Days seeing a real Log Cabin....More

2  Thank Tamy1111
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Staff was extremely helpful and pleasant company. Enjoyable visit even without a great museum. We were on a genealogy hunt and thanks to well kept records and helpful staff we were pleasantly surprised to get more than expected. Museum is well organized and in pristine...More

1  Thank Ikest
Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stopped by late one day to do some genealogy research. The staff have done an amazing job at preserving and organizing documents from the 1800's on. We were able to quickly find several birth records, wills, and other historical records. The staff stayed until...More

Thank RH641
Reviewed July 7, 2013

This is an outstanding museum. Exhibits document the history of southern Iowa from the pioneer days to the present. From a log cabin to military artifacts to farm machinery to a main street exhibit, there is something to interest everyone in the family. The staff...More

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