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Events Calendar 2015-2016

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.

The Making of the Great Humanitarian
May 1, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Learn how World War I dramatically altered the life of Herbert Hoover from successful mining engineer to “The Great Humanitarian.”
Speaker Sophie de Schaepdrijver
August 9, 2015
Sophie de Schaepdrijver, 2:00 p.m. speaking in the Hoover Auditorium, "A Female Spy in the Great War: Gabrielle Petit (1893-1916), The Story Of An Ambition." Read more.
Pioneer Girl
September 7, 2015
Pamela Smith Hill, editor of the newly released book, Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, will speak at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Constitution Day
September 17, 2015
Naturalization ceremony on the grounds of the Hoover National Park.
Museum Day Live!
September 26, 2015
Free tickets to visit participating museums, Museum Day Live!
Book Talk
October 18, 2015
2:00 p.m. Dr DeGowin will speak about his book, The House of Moffit.
The Life and Love of George Sizer
November 11, 2015
2:00 p.m. Dr. Mark DePue Oral Historian from the Abraham Presidential Library. The story of an Iowa Civil War volunteer.
The Young Footliters
December 4-5, 2015
The children's acting group will perform, "Aesop's Fable-ous Christmas Tree" Friday evening and Saturday afternoon and evening.
Alaska & The Voyage of Understanding - An exhibit
January 23 - March 27, 2016
President Harding left Washington D.C., in June of 1923 to travel across the country and visit Alaska. His trip was called the “Voyage of Understanding” - this exhibit explores the Alaskan trip. Read more.
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