|Sanford Museum &
117 E Willow St, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
West Gallery Exhibit:
Up, Up, & Away
May - Kristine Clemons
June - Cherokee County Soil Posters
July - Judy Long
June 27 - Antique Tractor Show- 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
August 13 - Perseid Meteor Shower - 9:00 p.m.
June 3 - Review of Gardening Program and Field School- 6:00 p.m.
July 1 - Mitchell Indian Village Field Trip - 8:00 a.m.
August 5 - Gradiometer Demonstration- 6:00 p.m.
May 31 -2:00 p.m.
June 28 - 2:00 p.m.
August 30 - 2:00 p.m.
in Cherokee, Iowa, the Sanford Museum and Planetarium has exhibits and
activities on a variety of subjects including: Archaeology, Art,
Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Paleontology. The
museum was made possible through a trust fund established by the late
Mr. & Mrs. W.A. Sanford of Cherokee, in memory of their only
It was their intention to create a charitable trust for historical, cultural and educational purposes that was to be free and open to the public.
The facility was officially opened to the public in 1951. Since then, more than one million visitors have viewed exhibits, attended demonstrations, and taken part in a wide variety of activities.