|Sanford Museum &
117 E Willow St, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
West Gallery Exhibit:
Festival of Trees!
Floriana Hayes - December
Good Times Place Painters - January
James Year - February
Nov. 15 - 7:30 p.m.
"Life in Baseball" with Matt Koch &
**November 28 - Public Planetarium,
November 30 - Public Planetarium,
December 28 - Public Planetarium,
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.