Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

It is FAMILY ROAD TRIP WEEK and the museum will be open for extended hours on July 27 to 31 to encourage families to come in and explore all that the museum has to offer. On Tuesday the 27th, come in anytime after 12:00 noon and pick up a Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt from […]

Carding & Spinning Wool

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

It is FAMILY ROAD TRIP WEEK and the museum will be open for extended hours on July 27 to 31 to encourage families to come in and explore all that the museum has to offer. On Wednesday the 28th and Friday the 30th, families can come in anytime after 12:00 noon and try their hand […]

Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

It is FAMILY ROAD TRIP WEEK and the museum will be open for extended hours on July 27 to 31 to encourage families to come in and explore all that the museum has to offer. On Thursday the 29th, come in anytime after 12:00 noon and pick up a Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt from […]

Carding & Spinning Wool

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

It is FAMILY ROAD TRIP WEEK and the museum will be open for extended hours on July 27 to 31 to encourage families to come in and explore all that the museum has to offer. On Wednesday the 28th and Friday the 30th, families can come in anytime after 12:00 noon and try their hand […]

Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

It is FAMILY ROAD TRIP WEEK and the museum will be open for extended hours on July 27 to 31 to encourage families to come in and explore all that the museum has to offer. On Saturday the 31st, come in anytime after 12:00 noon and pick up a Lewis & Clark Scavenger Hunt from […]

1st Friday: Fikejs Photos

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

Come view the photography of Gordon J. Fikejs on display at the Carnegie Historical Museum on September's First Friday. During Fikejs' nine years at the Ledger he "established himself as one of Iowa's best news photographers." The photos give you a glimpse into the life of Fairfield between 1959 to 1968. Fikejs covered everything from […]

Dutch Oven Demonstration

Maasdam Barns 2224 IA-1, Fairfield, IA

Join Gay Chapman and Therese Cummiskey for a demonstration of Dutch Oven Cooking. These ovens have been in use for centuries and were an important part of the westward expansion of our country. Come learn some of its history, the basics of Dutch oven cooking, and taste test some delicious dishes. This event, co-sponsored by […]

Memorial Holiday Tree Display Fundraiser

The Carnegie Historical Museum is planning for an upcoming Memorial Holiday Tree Display that will be placed on the grounds around the southeast corner of the museum. As a fundraiser for projects around the museum, the museum committee will be selling 25 Christmas trees to those individuals and families who want to honor a loved […]

Business After Hours

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

The Carnegie Museum Foundation, along with the Carnegie Museum, will be hosting July's Business After Hours! There will be a free meal from the Pork Producers for the first 400 people; free Cider from Cider House and a scavenger hunt that will introduce participants to the incredible collection found within the museum. The Foundation will […]

Free

Village Life

Carnegie Historical Museum 114 S Court St, Fairfield, IA

A great hands-on program for children 2nd - 5th grade (although younger kids will enjoy it with a little help from their parents.) Village life will give participants a small glimpse into some of the activities that would have been performed in an early Native American village. From corn grinding and scraping hides to making […]

Free