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Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum

Visitor Information

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum is one of thirteen presidential libraries operated by theThe Herbert Hoover Preisdential Library-Museum in West Branch, Iowa National Archives and Records Administration. The Library-Museum sits on the grounds of the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site at 210 Parkside Drive, West Branch, Iowa, 52358.

Hours of Operation
Open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

For weather related closures, please call 319-643-5301.

The Hoover Museum Gift Shop is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Admission prices

  • Adults (ages 16 - 61): $10.00
  • Seniors (ages 62 and over), Active/Retired Military with ID and College Students with ID: $5.00
  • Ages 6 - 15: $3.00
  • Ages 5 and under: FREE
  • Hoover Presidential Foundation members: Free

Group Visits

Travel Information

The Museum is located 1/4 mile off I-80 at Exit 254, just 10 miles east of Iowa City and 50 miles west of the Quad Cites in West Branch, Iowa.The Hoover Library-Museum and Historic Site are immediately north of Exit 254. 

The nearest airports are the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (about 30 miles north-west of West Branch) and Quad City International in Moline, Illinois (about 60 miles east of West Branch).  For detailed visitor information, you may wish to visit the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau website, http://www.iowacitycoralville.org. Their website includes information about accommodations, dining and attractions, and includes maps of Iowa City and Coralville.  Almost all accommodations in Iowa City and Coralville are near the Interstate, and are therefore only 10 to 20 minutes from West Branch.

There is one motel in West Branch: Days Inn
711 South Downey Street
West Branch, Iowa 52358
(319) 643-2526

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