Hours & Location

The History Center is located at 716 Oakland Road NE, Suite 103, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402
This includes our office, library, and archives only. There are no exhibits at this location.



Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Access to the archives is by appointment only. Please call 319-362-1501. Before scheduling an appointment, please complete a research request form so that our research teams knows which materials to pull for you.


Snapshots by William Baylis

Our exhibit Snapshots by William Baylis be open from September 14 2017 to August 2018 at the Cedar Rapids Public Library. The exhibit is free to the public and available whenever the library is open. Please use the elevator to access the third floor.

The Douglas Mansion, located at 800 Second Avenue SE, is forecast to open in the fall of 2018. We are currently in the process of raising money to complete the renovations needed to turn the mansion into a museum. If your are interested in contributing to these efforts, you can donate to our Landmark and Legacy Capital Campaign.