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Events Calendar 2016

For more information about any of the events listed below please call the Museum at 319-643-5301 or email hoover.webmaster@nara.gov.

Programs held in the Figge (Hoover) Auditorium during regular business hours will be free with paid Museum admission.

Ain't Misbehavin'?
The World of the Gangster
April 23 - October 23, 2016
Be transported back in time to an era of corruption, gambling, prohibition, jazz music and gangsters. Read more information about this exhibit.
Murder Mystery at the Museum
July 23, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
In conjunction with the Ain't Misbehavin'? exhibit the Hoover Foundation will host murder mystery night. For more information call 319-643-5327.
Hoover's Hometown Days
August 6, 2016
Annual celebration of Herbert Hoover's birthday. Racing Herbie from the Washington Nationals will be marching in the parade! Family Stem Days from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Book Talk, Jonathan Eig
August 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
New York Times best selling author,Jonathan Eig, will speak about his book, Get Capone.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered
September 5, 2016 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
One More Visit to the Little House: The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Author William Anderson will discuss his research and writing connected with the Little House pioneer classics, and his work in compiling the recent New York Times bestselling book, The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Naturalization Ceremony
September 16, 2016
Outdoor naturalization oath ceremony.
Museum Day Live
September 24, 2016
In collaboration with the Smithsonian magazine you can download free tickets to the museum here.
Book Talk, Glen Jeansonne
October 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Glen Jeansonne, author and historian speaking about his new book, Herbert Hoover:
A Life
Iowa State Senator David Johnson
November 11, 2016
Veteran's Day speaker - Iowa State Senator David Johnson, formerly of West Branch, IA.
Timeless Toys at Christmas
November 19 - January 2, 2017
Christmas tree exhibit featuring trees decorated with favorite toys!
West Branch, I-80 exit 254 The Museum is open from 9-5 daily, closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days. For more information please call (319) 643-5301.


Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358 | 319-643-5301