Marion Heritage Center making progress on damage repairs

Our main exhibit area is currently closed due to derecho damage reconstruction. Please call for an appointment if you’d like to view “Communication by Mail” and a few other items from our permanent collection in the lower level lobby.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety protocols, only staff are allowed to access the Reference Library at this time.

Questions? Please call (319) 447-6376.

Regular Hours

1:00-4:00 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday

Due to Derecho damage and COVID-19 precautions, the museum is currently open by appointment only. Please call (319) 447-6376.



Admission & Tickets

General admission is FREE, courtesy of a grant from the McIntyre Foundation.

Additional donations are gladly accepted! Learn more on our support page.

Tickets for special exhibits will be listed here when available.


Marion Heritage Center & Museum
590 10th Street
Marion, Iowa 52302
(319) 447-6376

Parking & Entry

Free parking is available on streets adjacent to the Heritage Center and throughout uptown Marion.

Enter the Museum on the North/6th Avenue side of the building.

The Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Bus Routes: Use bus stop #1295 on Route 20. Visit Cedar Rapids Transit for detailed routes and schedules.

Upcoming Events

Through July 31
Art By Your Friends & Neighbors
Virtual Art Show

Thursday, July 29
Board Meeting & Annual Membership Meeting
At Heritage Center
2:30 p.m. board meeting
4:00 p.m. membership meeting

Sunday, August 29
Ice Cream Social & Lynette Brenzel Retirement
2:00-4:00 p.m. at Heritage Center


Annual Events

Specific information about these annual events will be posted closer to the event time.

Pancake Breakfast
Early May
At the Marion Heritage Center

Soup Supper
Late October
At the Marion Heritage Center

Art By Your Friends & Neighbors
Annual spring art show featuring local artists. Contact the Marion Heritage Center for more information on dates and how to submit your artwork.