Have you ever seen a
wreath made of human hair or eyed a fine porcelain mustache cup? Do you know how to communicate with the
flutter of a fan or how to button your shoes with a sterling silver hook?
Cinch up your
corsets, grab your calling card, and step back over 100 years to the Victorian
This Italianate style home was built by Azel D. Barnum in
1863, and it’s teeming with furnishings, photographs, and everyday objects from
the 1880s-1900s. Its stately
cupola has watched over the Cedar River and the growing city of Cedar Falls for
generations, and it remains a prominent landmark today.
308 W 3rd St, Cedar Falls
Open February - December:
- Saturdays, 10-4
- Sundays, 1-4
Our volunteers serve as hosts at the home on the weekends, and you may want to call in advance to confirm that we are open: 319-266-5149.
Free admission; donations gladly accepted.