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Woodbury County Courthouse

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Pretty Building

We enjoyed walking around inside this building. It was quite pretty. We got some brochures about it... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Judy S
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Beautiful

The architecture and beauty of this courthouse is a must-see in Sioux City! Take note especially... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
L5527HIcheryls
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

We enjoyed walking around inside this building. It was quite pretty. We got some brochures about it that gave us some background on the 100 year old facility.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Judy S
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The architecture and beauty of this courthouse is a must-see in Sioux City! Take note especially the first and second floors.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L5527HIcheryls
Reviewed November 24, 2017

Proud of this place. Very cool building and well maintained. You go through security when you are in here - so be ready for that. Love going down here. Jury duty, turn in absentee ballots, or just look around...it is gorgeous.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Amy D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The Woodbury County Courthouse is a treasure. It is supposedly the example of Prairie Architecture in the world. It was designed by Architect William L. Steele, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. The outside is adorned with great carved panels over the entrances. Inside, intricate...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This courthouse is an amazing site to see. It is absolutely beautiful. If you like old buildings you will love this.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Larry I
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Studying the outer architecture and the stunning paintings in the foyer is an art education in itself.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank polandgirl
Reviewed March 17, 2017

This building is a Sioux City gem The detail of this building inside and out is stunning. The frescoes on the walls are breath taking. And the marble floors and stairs are rich.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Jerri C
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Very "art deco" courthouse. Great architecture outside and throughout inside. Amazing work on every floor. Must pass through security to gain access.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

One of the more beautiful buildings you will see anywhere. Take time to walk around the building both inside and outside. Work is currently being done on the exterior. Entrance through security is on the north side of the building. Take an hour to explore...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

I married a Sioux City young man over 50 years ago. So whenever we go I try to see the Woodbury County Courthouse. I had never seen this type of architecture and each time I go I find something different. You can see the influence...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank jerseygirl4491
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