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Events Calendar 2016 - 2017

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.

Timeless Toys at Christmas
November 19 - January 2, 2017
Christmas tree exhibit featuring trees decorated with all of your favorite toys! Read more information about this exhibit.
America's Road:
The Journey of Route 66
January 28 - March 26, 2017
Visitors will go on a geographical and historical tour of this iconic highway. This is a traveling exhibit from NRG! Exhibits.
Hoover and Food Relief During World War I
February 20, 2017, 2:00 pm
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum archivist Matthew Schaefer will be the speaker on President's Day.
Lou Henry Hoover's Birthday
March 29, 2017
Celebrate First Lady Lou Hoover's birthday with free Girl Scout cookies.
Kites Over Hoover Park
April 22, 2017, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Annual kite day featuring the kite performance team, 180 Go!. Rain date is April 23.
C-SPAN'S American Presidents:
Life Portraits
May 13 - October 29, 2017
A presidential portrait exhibit created by C-SPAN. Portraits by Chas Fagan and biographical sketches and objects from all of the U.S. presidents.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band
May 29, 2017
Free outdoor concert by British style brass band. Bring your lawn chair.
President's Conference
June 2-3, 2017
A conference featuring former directors Richard Norton Smith and Timothy Walch and Hoover biographer George H. Nash.
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