Fall Break Closure: The Pentacrest Museums will be closed from Sunday, November 19 through Tuesday, November 28. We will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Wednesday, November 29. 

The Museum of Natural History is open to the public with always free admission:

  • Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Sunday - Tuesday: closed to public; special arrangements via our Visitor Services Coordinator

 We also offer in-person or virtually guided tours led by University of Iowa student docents.

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