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You can now look through our collections on-line! Explore Where We Are, Who We Are, What We Do through images of objects, documents, and photographs from our collections.

The Sioux City Museum’s Virtual Collections provides a way for people to explore museum artifacts and learn about Sioux City history. Scroll through more than 200 artifacts at

About our Collections

The Museum's three-dimensional collections at the Research Center cover a wide spectrum of material culture of the region's history starting with its indigenous inhabitants to present day objects. These collections include Native American objects, transportation equipment, clothing and accessories, firearms, military memorabilia, tools and equipment, pioneer artifacts, furniture, radios, office equipment, appliances, dishes and cookware, photographic equipment, toys, and Sioux City related artifacts.

Manuscript collections or archival materials in the Research Center include newspaper articles, obituaries, personal papers, business papers, books, blueprints, maps, oral history interviews, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, and many other types of media. Subjects range from people to businesses to events regarding Sioux City and the region.



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Sioux City Public Museum Research Center

Wednesday - Friday

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Appointments appreciated


 (712) 224-5001


Sioux City Public Museum
(Use the Jackson Street entrance between 4th and 5th Streets during Research Center hours)