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Hours of Operation

Free Admission!

Monday through Friday

8 am - 4pm


Open by Appointment

PLEASE NOTE: Face masks are required and groups are limited to five or less.

By visiting the museum, you voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure and you agree to follow all safety guidelines and hold the museum harmless.

Closed on Major Holidays


The Shelby County Historical Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1964. This four building complex is located at 1805 Morse Avenue Harlan, Iowa 51537.

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