Discover University Museums, Collections, and Services for Iowans

About Us

The University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development combines active scholarship and creative work with outreach and public service.  Our departments are the bridge between UI researchers and their state, helping to share breakthroughs, inspire creativity, and celebrate innovation.

This website is a gateway to the programs through which our museums, centers, and programs engage with the public both here on campus and in communities across Iowa.

Mobile Museum

Exterior of Mobile Museum

The Mobile Museum is bringing some of the state's natural and cultural treasures to communities across Iowa.

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Upcoming Events

Thu, Oct 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Phillips Hall Room 100

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Schaeffer Hall Room 40

Sat, Oct 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Sun, Nov 02, 2014 - 3:00pm
Macbride Hall Auditorium


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