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This is a tiny town but an impressive museum! There has to be over a thousand individual artifacts and antiques to peruse. You simply can't see this place in an hour, there's just too much. Upstairs are the living areas: kitchen, bedrooms, dining, parlor, etc....More
The folks at the Dewitt Museum are very knowledgeable and extremely friendly. The small town atmosphere and the relaxed tour of the museum are offered for free and is well worth making a donation to help preserve this historical building and the collections of the...More
We really enjoyed visiting the DeWitt Museum. The host was so friendly and welcoming, with lots of history and stories to share, turned on a movie for the kids, and explained the different parts of the museum. This was one of my favorite history museums...More
My kids and I enjoyed seeing all the stuff from Prairie City past! The volunteer was very informative and answered all our questions, the railway pictures were amazing! We will definitely be going back soon!
The best museum of this trip! Volunteer attendant was dedicated and gracious and most of the displays were interactive. My 13yo granddaughter was fascinated reading miscellaneous ledgers from the 1800's and we had to interrupt her when it was time to leave. The museum is...More
We were lucky enough to arrive at the museum while it was still open (I am usually an hour late or traveling on the wrong day of the week) and the lovely woman working the museum kept it open at least 20 minutes late just...More
The staff was extremely well versed in local history, dedicated, and very willing to help. They found old town photos for the time period I was researching, did some research for me on Ancestors.com and introduced me to a cousin I had never met before...More