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The Hoover Library & Museum enables visitors to experience for themselves the many sides of Iowa's only president:

  • The permanent galleries begin with Hoover's boyhood in Iowa and continue on to the Waldorf Towers in New York where he spent the final years of his life.

  • The Quarton Gallery offers exciting temporary exhibits relating to American history.

  • In the Hoover Library people of all ages can learn about President Hoover's life and career. Using manuscripts, photographs and oral histories, one can learn the stories of our history.

The Hoover Museum sits on the grounds of the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site where visitors can tour:

  • Mr. Hoover's birthplace cottage

  • a blacksmith shop

  • Quaker Meeting house

  • school house

  • the gravesite of Mr. and Mrs. Hoover


Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography
Editor Pamela Smith Hill
September 7, 2015
11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

To reserve a ticket, call 319-643-5301.

Pioneer Girl edited by Pamela Smith Hill

The Making of the Great Humanitarian
May 1 - Oct. 25, 2015
An exhibit
Constitution Day/Naturalization Ceremony
September 17, 2015
Hoover Heads Blog
Hoover Heads New blog!

museum day live!
September 26, 2015
Free admission with downloaded tickets.

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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358