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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum

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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


The Making of a Great Humanitarian: Herbert Hoover and World War I
Saturday, April 18 - Oct. 25, 2015

Kites Over Hoover Park
April 25, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Millionaire's Unit
May 2, 2015, 1:00 p.m.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
May 25, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
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Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358