At the Muscatine History and Industry Center what you will find is a historical timeline, and the real life samples of the industries to the early woodworking days to the modern day technology in agricultural science. And among them you will also find, buttons, coins, rethreaded tires, and metal stamps. You can watch for yourself the diversity of the industry. The displays include printed materials and historical photographs to help the visitor walk through the ages. The Muscatine History and Industry Center is an unusual museum, definitely do stop by for a visit.
How to Reach The National Pearl Button Museum At The History & Industry Center
- Buses blue to stop W 3rd Street & Chestnut Street
The National Pearl Button Museum At The History & Industry Center Reviews & Ratings
Very informative and enlightening. Volunteer Kelly was excellent in showing us around and augmenting the displays with great stories. A lot of history about Muscatine. Check out the second floor, too.
Definitely a jewel along the river. Enjoyed every minute of our visit. The guide was very engaging .
Fascinating place. I grew up along the river seeing millions of those punched out shells. Kelly gave us a great education. The collection of buttons is splendid.
Terry was very knowledgeable on the museum, a very good speaker. The ladies were very impressed. Terry took very good care of us Red Batters. Angie you are the woman behind the man.
This is a 5 stars plus experience! Angie was a wonderful tour guide, so knowledgeable. Thanks! Terry was most thoughtful and very generous with knowledge, information and sharing his history and that of pearls. Thanks! Chris was an inspiration. Thanks! We were so very glad we worked this side trip into our travels.