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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.
Mary Beth Tinker
May 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
American free speech activist known for her role in the 1969 Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District Supreme Court case.
Author Charles Rappleye
May 21, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Herbert Hoover in the White House, The Ordeal of the Presidency, a surprising portrait of the Depression-era president by Charles Rappleye.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
May 30, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Outdoor concert featuring Iowa's only British-styled brass band. Limited seating available - bring a lawn chair.
Murder Mystery at the Museum
June 5, 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.
Julie Frances Miller
June 11, 2016, 11:00 a.m.
Laura Ingalls Wilder enthusiast, Julie Frances Miller - As an Iowa Farm Girl Thinks: Growing Up on an Iowa Century Farm & the Similarities to Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
July 4, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Concert featuring Iowa's only British-styled brass band.
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.
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.
Author William Anderson will speak about Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Naturalization Ceremony
September 16, 2016
Outdoor naturalization oath ceremony.
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