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 1893 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
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