us tell Sioux Cityís story! The Sioux City Public Museum has
been collecting, preserving, and interpreting regional
history for over 100 years.
can support the Sioux City
Public Museum in a number of ways.
Founded to assist in expanding the educational activities of
the Sioux City Public Museum, the Sioux City Museum and
Historical Association enables the Museum to offer
innovative programs and exhibits to the community and
thousands of visitors each year.
By becoming a
member of the Sioux City Museum and Historical Association,
you help the Museum fulfill its mission while enjoying these
A 10% discount in the Museum Store and the Sergeant Floyd
River Museumís Galley Gift Shop.
< Membership in
Time Traveler Program
gives you discounts to museums all over the country.
Association's Timeline newsletter.
giving the gift of membership.
Become a member
(.pdf) by printing out this form and
returning it to or mailing it to the Sioux City Public
To keep the Museum a vibrant and active organization,
support is needed from donors as well as members. All gifts
are welcome and go toward the programming and other needs of
the Sioux City Public Museum.
an outright gift to support current projects or a planned
gift to ensure the Museumís long-term stability. For more
information on planned giving link to the
Leave a Legacy
Volunteer at the Sioux City Public Museum!
Do you enjoy
Siouxland history? Like to work with the public? The Sioux
City Public Museum needs your help to interpret the history
of the Sioux City region to our visitors. Some
volunteer opportunities include:
front desk greeter
Greeters will assist at the Front Desk/Museum Store and are
an integral part of the visitors' overall experience. The
front desk greeter is the first contact visitors have when
entering the museum. Volunteers are needed during our open
hours Tuesdays through Sundays.
Would you like to learn about Siouxland history and share
that knowledge with others? Gallery Guides must enjoy
working with the public and will be responsible for leading
our school and adult groups through the museum.
special event support
Help set up, serve refreshments, greet visitors and assist
staff members at special events throughout the year.
children's program assistant
like to make crafts, play games and introduce children to
the world of history and culture? We need your help with our
scout and youth programming.
A variety of projects are available in our archives. We need
help organizing and updating our collections of photographs,
manuscripts, clippings, books, oral histories and more.
Organizational skills are helpful in this job.
We could use your help researching and conducting oral
history interviews. Knowledge of local history and
organizational skills are helpful in this position.
floyd river museum and welcome center
for the regular staff is provided through volunteers
provided by the Retired Senior Volunteer Program
(RSVP). These volunteers provide approximately 4 hours of
service a week.
The Sgt. Floyd staff provides training for
these volunteers. Duties include greeting and helping the
visiting public, phone work, and gift shop sales. No prior
experience is necessary, but a general knowledge of Sioux
City, itís history and points of interest are helpful. A
volunteer can sign on a regular weekly basis or as a
substitute. Contact the Sgt. Floyd staff or the RSVP at
for more information.