Contact Us

The Boone County Historical Society offices are located at the Boone History Center.


Offices are not staffed on a regular basis and there are no employees. Our all-volunteer Board of Directors are at the Center at irregular times, however, the History Center is open for tours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Street Address:  602 Story Street
Mailing Address:  PO Box 172

Boone, IA 50036

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Telephone:  515-432-1907
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Email messages are answered quickly; telephone messages can take 4-5 days to be answered since there are no full-time staff.


Here are the locations and hours of all the museums we own or promote. 

Boone History Center

602 Story St, Boone, IA 50036

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

709 Carroll St, Boone, IA 50036


Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1:30-5:00 p.m. For group tours, call 515-212-9037.

Hickory Grove School

Just east of Ogden at the junction of County Rd E41 & J Ave

Open by Appointment only. Call Doug Nebbe, President of Battin Heritage Association, at 515-275-2427 and leave a message if you’d like to schedule a visit.

Kate Shelley Park & Museum

1198 232nd St, Boone, IA 50036 (Moingona)

Depot closed. Park open during daylight hours only.