Help us celebrate our 50th Anniversary by becoming a member today!
The Johnson County Historical Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary! We are looking toward a very bright future of continuing our mission and we need your support. Become a member today and help us preserve our history!
A private, non-profit group committed to serving the public by furthering an appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of the Johnson County community through education, preservation and interpretation.
JCHS greatly appreciates the donations and support of our community and members. While we always need donations for operational support, we also have a few specific items that staff need for our day to day work and special events. If you are interested in making an in-kind contribution of any of the items listed below, please use our Contact form or call us at 319-351-5738.
1870 Period Clothing
Pruning Shears and other landscaping tools
Snacks for upcoming exhibit openings and special events
Don't have plans this weekend? Spend it at the Johnson County Historical Society Museum! Our exhibit hall offers fun for the whole family. Admission is only $5 (free for kids 12 and under) which covers the JCHS Museum, the Antique Car Museum of Iowa, and the Hawkeye Model Railroad Club which will be open this Saturday from 10am-4pm. ... See MoreSee Less
A new online collection of primary source materials from Iowa and U.S. history is up and running. The Primary Source Sets contain 174 items, including photographs, maps, audio recordings and documents. ... See MoreSee Less