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Events Calendar 2016

For more information about any of the events listed below please call the Museum at 319-643-5301 or email hoover.webmaster@nara.gov.

Programs held in the Figge (Hoover) Auditorium during regular business hours will be free with paid Museum admission.

Ain't Misbehavin'?
The World of the Gangster
April 23 - October 23, 2016
Be transported back in time to an era of corruption, gambling, prohibition, jazz music and gangsters. Read more information about this exhibit.
Julie Frances Miller
June 11, 2016, 11:00 a.m.
Laura Ingalls Wilder enthusiast, Julie Frances Miller - As an Iowa Farm Girl Thinks: Growing Up on an Iowa Century Farm. Music and guided prairie walks.
CSI in West Branch
June 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
The West Branch Police Department will present CSI in West Branch in the Figge Auditorium.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
July 4, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Concert featuring Iowa's only British-styled brass band. Outdoor concert in the Village Green, West Branch, Iowa.
Murder Mystery at the Museum
July 23, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
In conjunction with the Ain't Misbehavin'? exhibit the Hoover Foundation will host murder mystery night. For more information call 319-643-5327.
Hoover's Hometown Days
August 6, 2016
Annual celebration of Herbert Hoover's birthday. Racing Herbie from the Washington Nationals will be marching in the parade!
Book Talk, Jonathan Eig
August 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
New York Times best selling author,Jonathan Eig, will speak about his book, Get Capone.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered
September 5, 2016 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Author William Anderson will speak about Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Naturalization Ceremony
September 16, 2016
Outdoor naturalization oath ceremony.
Museum Day Live
September24, 2016
In collaboration with the Smithsonian magazine you can download free tickets to the museum here.
Timeless Toys at Christmas
November 19 - January 2, 2017
Christmas tree exhibit featuring trees decorated with favorite toys!
West Branch, I-80 exit 254 The Museum is open from 9-5 daily, closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days. For more information please call (319) 643-5301.


Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
P.O. Box 488
210 Parkside Drive
West Branch, IA 52358 | 319-643-5301