Boxholm, Iowa: Boxholm Museum

This is the Loneliest Museum in America. For two decades David Peterson has labored to build it: a museum dedicated solely to Boxholm and the six square miles of Grant Township that surround it.
Address:
311 2nd St., Boxholm, IA
Directions:
I-35 exit 111. Drive west on US Hwy 30 for 28 miles, then turn right (north) on US Hwy 169 for 10 miles. Downtown, which is small, in the old bank.
Hours:
Appt only; must call first. (Call to verify)
Phone:
515-846-6413
Admission:
Free.
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Boxholm, Iowa - Boxholm Museum: One Man’s Work
Boxholm Museum: David Peterson cares about Boxholm, Iowa. He's lived there almost his entire life (He told us that he hasn't even left Iowa since 1969). [01/22/2009] Complete Story...

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