Dysart Historical Center

A Bit of Background

The Dysart Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the community’s historical treasures through educational enrichment for all ages. The Dysart Historical Center features a complex of four buildings: a historical museum, a one-room rural school, an agricultural museum, and an interpretive center. Experience the displays, narratives, and programs designed to share the inspiring stories of Iowa’s rich agricultural heritage and culture. Iowa Agriculture, A “Growing” Experience.

 The Dysart Historical Center is a proud partner site in the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area. Silos & Smokestacks spans 37-counties in Northeast Iowa and is dedicated to preserving the agricultural heritage of our area. The Center works to further the organization's mission by telling the following stories: Farm to Factory, Farmers and Families, Higher Yields, Organizing for Agriculture, The Change Farm, The Fertile Land