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Hours of Operation

Free Admission!

Monday through Friday

8 am - 4pm


Open by Appointment

PLEASE NOTE: All visitors are required to call prior to their visit to set up an appointment time. 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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