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Carnegie Library Museum

112 South Court, Fairfield, Iowa 52556 | View Map
Carnegie Library Museum

Carnegie Library Museum

This Iowa Century Museum dates back to 1877 and is housed in Fairfield's former library building, the first of 1,689 endowed by Andrew Carnegie. The Library and its third floor Museum Opened in 189 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Exhibits include;

Civil War
Militaria
Ethnic curios
Native American
Roman
Birds
Natural History
Pioneer Artifacts

Native American pottery, the seated monkey & other examples of 19th century taxidermy remain on display.  Most of the taxidermy was donated by the Smithsonian at the request of Senator James F. Wilson, a Fairfield native

112 South Court, Fairfield, Ia.

Hours of Operation:

    Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    Thursday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    Saturday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

    Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk night 6pm – 9pm