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Learn about the Collection
The museum has an extensive collection of household and agricultural items. Additionally, there are many documents and photographs portraying homesteading life. Some of these are on display while many others are stored in the collections storage rooms.
What’s in the museum collection?
The museum collection includes historical items, archaeological artifacts, biological specimens, and historic records. Other materials include art, photographs, and park memorabilia. Archives document homesteader, the agricultural revolution, and the history of the park. The museum program preserves these resources for future generations. These collections available for research, public enjoyment, and education.
Where can I see the collection?
Collection items are in exhibits throughout the park. Make sure to check out the window into the collection room at the Heritage Center. You can see items in storage and view a temporary exhibit of items in the collection. Part of our museum collection can be viewed in our web catalog.
Stories about the Collection
Last updated: May 2, 2019