Open Memorial through Labor Day, visitors can learn about the Spirit Lake Massacre and the events leading up to and following its tragedy. Hour are 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday. The Dickinson County Conservation Board staffs the Abbie Gardner Cabin in an agreement with the Iowa State Historical Society.
In September 2017, the Park received a surprise call with the announcement that the Funhouse Toys would be coming back to the Park through a generous donation from Dan Wells, Jared and Jacqui Penne, Mackenzie Wells, Carly Wells, and Tim and Joren Kinnetz. The slide, barrel and sugar bowl were all installed inside the newly Read More »
Established in 1985, The Clark Museum, features a vast collection of pictorial and written histories, old memorabilia, signs and a large display of Arnold’s Park Amusement Park artifacts. Many people intend to stop for a few minutes and end up spending hours viewing the displays. PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE for hours of operation or call 712-338-2147.
The Dickinson County Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Dickinson County through a variety of exhibits. The Museum is one of the original depots found along the Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul Railroad, and it now houses an extensive collection that depicts the area’s historic railroad, agricultural, resort and industrial eras.
It’s all free at the Dickinson County Nature Center! Check out the live animals, indoor beehive, kids space area and all-new interactive exhibits in Pollinator Paradise. Head outside for the Nature playscape, disc-golf, trails and the Westport Schoolhouse. Year-round programming is also free.
The Higgins Museum is devoted entirely to the history of national banking in the United Sttes from 1863 to 1935. Exhibits of national bank notes from Iowa and adjoining states illustrate the heyday of America’s use of hometown paper money. Open daily (except Mondays) Memorial to Labor Day. Group tours available by appointment.
The Indian Motorcycle Experience Center showcases current and historic Indian motorcycles, displays vintage artifacts and memorabilia, and offers visitors the opportunity to purchase exclusive factory merchandise. Guests are also able to view a short video tour of the manufacturing facility during times when guided tours are unavailable. Guests are welcome to visit the Indian Motorcycle Read More »
Relive the days of steamboats, motor launches and wooden cruisers with a visit to the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum. The museum has amassed a vast collection of local photographs, articles and artifacts from the Iowa Great Lakes early ‘golden days’ of boating. Special features of the museum include a fully restored boathouse, 25 classic Read More »
Take a rocking’ trip down memory lane at the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Museum. Tour the recording studio and radio booth, play the jukebox and view vintage posters and record albums. Join them for Rock the Roof concerts in the Roof Garden for 11 consecutive Thursday nights during the summer!
Kurio Kastle is an awesome place for a family fun outing. We provide the pottery, glaze, tools, and ideas all you have to do is be ready to have creative fun. Just walk in and get started. No appointment necessary, call ahead for groups of 6 or more. Come, paint, let your inner artist out.
Every summer for more than 60 years audiences look forward to students and faculty from Stephens College, joined by professional guest artists, returning to manage, produce and star in the Okoboji Summer Theatre’s nine productions. This talented ensemble also produces several shows for children at the adjacent Boji Bantam Children’s Theatre.
Enjoy all the arts have to offer at the Pearson Lakes Art Center with 5 galleries, a 288-seat theater, classrooms, clay room, an outdoor sculpture trail, and the new culinary arts kitchen! Sign up for a class, enjoy world-class entertainment year-round, or just take an afternoon to view the ever-changing art on display or play Read More »
Make memories at Treasure Village in its 50th year! Play Mini Golf on the area’s only 27-hole course with unique obstacles and Mischief Spinners. Watch our Theatre online! Find treasures at our Flea Market on the holiday weekends. Open Memorial through Labor Day!
To relive days of the past in a one-room school, visit the Westport Rural Schoolhouse built in 1896 and used until 1952, Featuring historic primers, desks, piano and maps. Located in Kenue Park and open seasonally Tuesday through Sunday.
It’s a party with art; Creative Spirits allows you and your friends to Paint, Sip, and Create! It is simple – bring your friends, have your favorite glass of wine, and get ready to amaze yourself. An area artist will take you step by step to create your very own art! No experience necessary – Read More »
Get ready for musical, magical and memorable moments! With 40 years of passion for early childhood music and movement, Kindermusik is a world class experience. Classes are specifically created to engage whole child development through research-based music and movement. Kindermusik is fun and educational for the whole family!
Historic movie theater in downtown Milford known for its friendly staff, comfortable recliner seats, and old-fashioned small-town hospitality. Two Screens with all leather recliner stadium seating and the best popcorn in town!
Okoboji Classic Cars us the ultimate destination for classics car enthusiasts, gear heads, art collectors and families looking for a memorable experience! Take a stroll down the vintage storefronts of Spencer, Arnolds Park Boardwalk and West Lake Okoboji. long with a step back in time you can check out the state-of-the-art restoration shop, and even Read More »
Are you looking for a unique place to have a great glass of wine or beer while taking in fabulous conversation and spectacular art? This is the place, whether you are looking for outdoor seating, cozy lounge, or hightop table seating we have it all! Cheers!
Vermeer Glass Art – Studio & Gallery is here for you to Discover Hidden Talents, Create Experiences and Make Memories. We hold classes at least twice monthly, allow for private parties, or just drop-in & create. Check out our class schedules. Fusing art glass provides us with the freedom to experiment and manipulate glass by Read More »