Museum from Home

Experience the excitement of the Shelby County Historical Museum from the comfort of your own home.

Primary Source Collection: Environment

Explore documents and photographs from our collection related to the environment in Shelby County and Iowa.

Download Primary Source Worksheets for documents, posters, and photographs here.

Shelby County Soil Conservation District Booth Photograph, 1949

Collection of the Shelby County Historical Museum, 2013.581.115

Jigsaw Puzzles

Explore Shelby County's history through completing online puzzles.

Crossword Puzzle

Test your knowledge of Shelby County history with this crossword puzzle.

Coloring Page

While you color this picture imagine what it was like to live in a log cabin.

What do you think the people who lived here did for fun?

What would you do with no electricity or internet?

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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