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Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum

503 South St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1517
+1 319-234-6357
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GREAT JEWEL in Waterloo

We went expecting a decent museum. We have seen quite a few on this trip. We were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Delavan, Wisconsin
Awesome tribute so educational

a Great place for history buffs, I could have spent hours there. so awesome lots of fun. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Samantha G
Westfield, Massachusetts
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503 South St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1517
+1 319-234-6357
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We went expecting a decent museum. We have seen quite a few on this trip. We were pleasantly surprised to find it much more than we expected. We spent 90 minutes there because we arrived late, but could have easily doubled the time. It gives...More

Thank 2WiscOnsinTravelers
Reviewed 31 March 2017

a Great place for history buffs, I could have spent hours there. so awesome lots of fun. Amazing tribute to the Sullivans.

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

There are essentially two parts to this museum.... part one is dedicated to the history of wars with the Civil War through today's conflicts and the other part is dedicated to a depiction of Iowa life in the Cedar Valley along with a history of...More

1  Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great modern well laid out Museum if you want to learn about the local history and surrounding areas at a reasonable entrance fee BUT if you came prepared to do homage to the 5 Sullivan Brothers who went down on the same ship during WWII...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Enjoy it and have taken people there Recommend for anyone in Waterloo or cedar falls as place to visit

Thank keith p
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Being a 16 year Navy veteran, i really enjoyed this museum..they have exhibits from all conflicts..worth the time to see.

Thank john l
Reviewed 2 October 2016

AwWell-displayed tour of each war, with artifacts, uniforms, weapons & photographs. A history-buff could easily spend hours.

Thank Madronaguy
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Get the dog tags and visit the different time periods to read your role in them. My grandsons really enjoy this aspect of the museum, but there is something for everyone including planetarium shows and a separate building has the Imaginarium, a hands on science...More

Thank maingateconstruc
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We planned a visit here because of the Sullivan Brothers museum, but then discovered all the OTHER fine and interesting exhibits under the same roof! You don't have to spend half a day in this museum, but you may easily be tempted to! We did....More

Thank Stevestanga
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Grout and Iowa Veterans Museum. Has two parts, Iowa Veterans museum, and Grout an over-all historical museum for Waterloo, Iowa and the area. Both are good only the veteran part is new and more up to date. The Veterans Museum starts with wars in this...More

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I do not recall seeing that book in the bookstore