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Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum

503 South St, Waterloo, IA 50701-1517
+1 319-234-6357
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Great museum!

Stopped here with my kids (10 & 13). Very affordable. Kids and adults can get a dog tag when you... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Lylone
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GREAT JEWEL in Waterloo

We went expecting a decent museum. We have seen quite a few on this trip. We were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
2WiscOnsinTravelers
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Delavan, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with my kids (10 & 13). Very affordable. Kids and adults can get a dog tag when you pay that you can scan in each section to find out who you are and what you did. Several interactive screens, a tank for kids...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We went expecting a decent museum. We have seen quite a few on this trip. We were pleasantly surprised to find it much more than we expected. We spent 90 minutes there because we arrived late, but could have easily doubled the time. It gives...More

Thank 2WiscOnsinTravelers
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

a Great place for history buffs, I could have spent hours there. so awesome lots of fun. Amazing tribute to the Sullivans.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

There are essentially two parts to this museum.... part one is dedicated to the history of wars with the Civil War through today's conflicts and the other part is dedicated to a depiction of Iowa life in the Cedar Valley along with a history of...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great modern well laid out Museum if you want to learn about the local history and surrounding areas at a reasonable entrance fee BUT if you came prepared to do homage to the 5 Sullivan Brothers who went down on the same ship during WWII...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Enjoy it and have taken people there Recommend for anyone in Waterloo or cedar falls as place to visit

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Being a 16 year Navy veteran, i really enjoyed this museum..they have exhibits from all conflicts..worth the time to see.

Thank john l
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

AwWell-displayed tour of each war, with artifacts, uniforms, weapons & photographs. A history-buff could easily spend hours.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Get the dog tags and visit the different time periods to read your role in them. My grandsons really enjoy this aspect of the museum, but there is something for everyone including planetarium shows and a separate building has the Imaginarium, a hands on science...More

Thank maingateconstruc
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We planned a visit here because of the Sullivan Brothers museum, but then discovered all the OTHER fine and interesting exhibits under the same roof! You don't have to spend half a day in this museum, but you may easily be tempted to! We did....More

Thank Stevestanga
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