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From Brown Bess muskets to modern missiles, arms have played a major part in the history of the world.  We present many collections in museums large and small.  Some are devoted strictly to the military, others to the Old West, others are general collections with an arms component.
 

Arms   Iowa - Idaho

 
  Arms Pages  AL-AZ, CA, CO, CT-GA, IA-ID, IL-KS, KY-ME, MO-NC, MT, NE-NMNY-OH, OK-SD, TN-TX,VA-ZZ  

 
Iowa

  Boone

  Boone County Historical Center

  602 Story Street

  Boone  IA

  Phone  515 432-1907

  Web Site  http://www.traveliowa.com/travel/central/boone/attractions/41/

  Description  Kate Shelley, coal mine replica, guns & military, mounted wildlife

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Collection G-M  Money

  New or Updated:  9/24/2007

Iowa
Clear Lake
Iowa Trolley Park
3429 Main Avenue
Clear Lake IA  50428
Phone 
641 357-7433
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Building Type  Transportation
Collection A-F  Arms

Iowa
Mount Pleasant
Midwest Old Settlers & Threshers Association Inc
405 East Thresher Road
Mount Pleasant IA 53641
Phone 319 385-8937
Web Site http://www.oldthreshers.org/
Description Antiques, cars, trucks, tractors, engines, carousel, museum, log village, electric railway, theatre museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Agricultural
Collection A-F Arms
Collection G-M Engines
Collection N-Z Trolley
New or Updated: 05/25/2003

Iowa
Ogden
Hickory Grove Rural School Museum
Don Williams Park
602 Story Street
Ogden IA
Phone 
515 432-1907
Web Site
E-mail 
mailto:bchs@opencominc.com
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Description
Primary Focus  Building
Building Type  Schoolhouse
Collection A-F  Arms

 


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Idaho
Boise
Old Idaho State Penitentiary
2445 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise ID 83712
Phone 208 334-2844
Web Site http://www.idahohistory.net/oldpen.html
Description housed prisoners from 1870-1913, now offers video presentation, tours, armaments collection
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Prison
Collection A-F Arms
Owner/Operator: Idaho Historical Society


 
ID

  Cottonwood

  Historical Museum at St Gertrude

  HC 3 Box 121

  Cottonwood  ID     83522    

  Phone   208 962-8647  Web Site  http://www.historicalmuseumatstgertrude.com/

  Description  Nez Perce, office machines, varied textiles

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Arms

  Group Identity   Native American

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:         5/7/2005

Idaho
Orofino
Clearwater Historical Museum
315 College Ave
PO Box 1454
Orofino ID 83544
Phone 208 476-5033
Web Site http://www.clearwatermuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:info@clearwatermuseum.org?subject=Message from ClearwaterMuseum web site
Description exhibits on Nez Perce, Lewis & Clark, gold mining, Chinese in goldfields, homesteading, logging
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Industry /Profession Mining
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Photography
Group Identity Native American
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

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