Explore Our Rich History
Historic structures and attractions are preserved so visitors can experience the area’s history and heritage.
Buena Vista Historical Society
The Pioneer Main Street and the authentic 1870s log house are a step back in time and a peek into the area’s rich history.
Monday-Friday 12:00-4:00 pm or by appointment
$2 for Adults and $1 for children under 12
214 W. 5th Street, Storm Lake, IA
It’s Christmas every day in Storm Lake’s historic Carnegie Library. Santa’s Castle is one of the largest displays of antique, animated Christmas characters.
Seasonal hours. Private tours available. Click for more information.
Under 2 years free, Ages 2-13 $2.50, Ages 14 years and up $4.00
200 E. 5th Street, Storm Lake, IA
The Harker House
Beautifully restored Victorian homes grace the tree-lined streets of Storm Lake, but none are more impressive than the Harker House. Visit this restored, historic home furnished with the Harker family’s original furniture and photos.
328 Lake Avenue, Storm Lake, IA
Living Heritage Tree Museum
Over fifty “famous” trees provide a unique connection to history from around the world. Stroll through Sunset Park for inspiration and relaxation. Click here for a full list of trees that shaded famous folks and historic events.
Sunset Park, West Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA
119 W 6th St - PO Box 584 | Storm Lake, IA 50588
712.732.3780 | 888.752.4692