Discover University Museums, Collections, and Services for Iowans

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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

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

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Old Capitol Museum
UI Economic Development - We Mean Business
State Hygienic Laboratory