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National Pearl Button Museum Hours

Leaves are changing, things are changing at the museum!!. 

Stop and see our newly expanded gift shop!  We have brought artists from all over our city to sell Muscatine related art. These items make great gifts for family & friends and many have sent these art pieces to friends abroad. Keep us in minds for day trips, family reunions and vacations!!  We are an ideal spot for you to enjoy with family and friends and learn all about Muscatine...the Pearl City!!

We are open Tuesday- Saturday from 10-4!! from March-December. Our winter hours will start January 1st, we will be open 10-4 Fridays & Saturdays through February 28th. 

Please contact us in advance if you are touring with a group so that we can be prepared to provide you with the best experience we can provide!! Tours will be accepted during winter hours Monday thru Thursday by appointment only.

See you soon!!

Looking for a great day or weekend trip?

Now's the perfect time to start thinking about visiting Muscatine!!  The beautiful new Merrill Hotel is ready and waiting for you!!  Our quaint historic little downtown provides lots of opportunities for trying a variety of cuisines and offers lots of shopping opportunities.

And then there is us! We are the Muscatine History and Industry Center!! We showcase our town's story in becoming the Pearl Button Capital of the World and entering the 1950's as a a manufacturing and industrial mecca!

You won't lack for things to do and places to go...spend an afternoon, a day or a weekend taking in the sights!!  The Mighty Mississippi sits at our front door with walking paths, biking and hiking trails all ready for your adventure!!