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Sioux City Public Museum

The downtown museum boasts large, colorful permanent exhibits and temporary exhibits and interactive displays, plus the "Corn Palace theatre," which plays a short orientation film for visitors. 

The Museum's Research Center and Archives offer an opportunity to dig deep into a particular topic of Sioux City history, and classrooms are available to rent for community events and private parties. The museum also hosts a regular "History at High Noon" program on various subjects. 

Admission to the museum is free. 

SIOUX CITY | A new exhibit at the Sioux City Public Museum is showcasing the military contributions of Siouxland residents past and present. 

Titled "Honoring Our Armed Services: 1861-2017," the exhibit will feature uniforms, weaponry and equipment from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Desert Storm and the post-9/11 wars. It will also highlight important military installations in the Sioux City area during the past 160 years. 

A slideshow will feature historic photographs of area military installations, service members and veterans organizations. 

Curator of History Matt Anderson will present an exhibit tour 2 p.m. Oct. 15. 

A program titled "Over Here: The World War I Homefront in Sioux City" will be presented by Steve Warnstadt 2 p.m. Nov. 19. Other programs may be added in December. 

In conjunction with the exhibit, the Junior ROTC will display other military uniforms from the Museum's collection at area public schools. 

The exhibit will be on display at the museum, 607 Fourth St., through Dec. 31. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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