Northeastern Iowa

Waterloo Community Playhouse - One of the largest community theatres per capita in America. Founded in 1916, it is currently celebrating 84 years of bringing quality theatre productions & theatre education programs to the people of Northeastern Iowa.

Lampost Theatre Co. - Shows by the Lampost Theatre Co. are a unique theatrical experience with a dynamic impact. Expanding the horizons of creative ministry beyond the familiar, they bring a powerful message to bear in a powerful way.

National Wrestling Hall of Fame - Inside the Museum is the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame. The hall is named for former Iowa State star Glen Brand, 1948 Olympic champion.

Bluedorn Science Imaginarium - Provides a fun way for you to learn and experiment with physics, light, sound and momentum. Hands-on exhibits provide a playground for your imagination.

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum - Visitors to the picturesque Northeast Iowa community of Decorah can cross the threshold of Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum into a world of nautical daring, prairie plunder, and deep-seated faith, reliving the saga of the Norwegian immigrants’ life in America, their vesterheim, their western home.

Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum - Honors the service and sacrifice of all Iowa veterans from the Civil War to present. Step into their stories through traditional exhibits, interactive activities and an electronic Wall of Honor.

Bily Clocks Museum - A favorite attraction of young and old for many years. Visitors return year after year to marvel at the unique clocks that two brothers, Frank and Joseph Bily hand-carved.

Hub City Heritage Railway Museum - At the Hub City Heritage Corporation Railroad Museum in Oelwein, they are working hard to preserve the history of the Chicago Great Western in Iowa.

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony - The mission of The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra is to educate, entertain, and enrich listeners by presenting performances of the highest quality.

Lost Island Waterpark - Waterpark offering a huge wave pool, five water slides, 'Lazy River', 18-hole 'goofy golf' course, go-cart track, concessions, gift shop and picnic area.

Rensselaer Russell House Museum - Nestled in the heart of northeast Iowa is a small jewel of American mid-Victorian architecture. This lovely brick structure, inhabited by three generations of Russells, is one of the oldest homes in Black Hawk County. Guided tours allow visitors to step into an authentic Victorian interior and wander through picturesque Victorian gardens.

Grout Museum of History & Science - Through its more than 40-year history, this museum has become widely acknowledged as one of the cornerstones of culture in Northeast Iowa. The Museum specializes in area history and natural history. It also features a 50-seat planetarium and hands-on Discovery Zone.

Waterloo Center for the Arts - Permanent collection of artwork featuring the largest collection of Haitian Art in the country. Changing exhibitions in 11 art galleries throughout the building.

Heartland Acres Agribition Center - An exhibition of agriculture's past, present, and future in the National Heritage Area of Northeast Iowa. Heartland Acres is a premiere location to teach visitors the importance of agriculture and the overall impact it has on everyone…even you.

Cedar Falls Raceway - This Raceway has been under IHRA and NHRA Sanctions and is currently a NHRA Member Track. 1/4 mile asphalt drag strip.

Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens - Featured Gardens include: The Enabling Garden, Community Garden, Sesquicentennial Forest, Herb Garden, Ethnic Garden, Trial Gardens, Hosta Garden, fifteen acres of sun-drenched prairie and a Children's Pond.

The Legacy Farm - Come and see sheep being sheared. Watch demonstrations of "Sheep to Yarn in 10 Minutes" on Majacraft spinning wheels. Or, weave your hand spun yarn or purchased yarn into a beautiful rug on a real floor loom.