117 E Willow St, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
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West Gallery Exhibit:
Native Cultures of
January - Good Times Place Painters
Febraury - April Mason
Jan 9 - Prairie Cemeteries with Glenn Pollock - 7:30 p.m.
Feb 13 - Iowans who Fought Against the Union with David Connon - 7:30 p.m.
Jan 6 - Iowa's Icy Past - 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 3 - Making Ceramic Pots and Cordage Valentine's Gifts - 6:00 p.m.
Jan 31 - 2:00 p.m.
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 son, Tiel.
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.