Area museums offer extended hours
The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission has announced the extension of area museum hours in recognition of National Historic Preservation month.
Caroline Lehman, chair of the Henry County Historic Preservation Commission shared the extended hours at the monthly meeting of Commission members.
“May is National Historic Preservation month, which is why I’m excited to report that museums of Henry County now have extended hours to better accommodate visitors throughout the tourist season,” said Lehman. “Preserving our heritage is vital to our communities, and the museums in the area do an excellent job preserving this heritage. We welcome you to come celebrate National Historic Preservation month by visiting the small museums of Henry County.”
Henry County museum hours are as follows:
Dover Museum: Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. Located at 213 W. Main Street, New London. Contact 877-468-7700.
Harlan-Lincoln House: Monday through Friday by appointment. Located at 101 W. Broad Street, Mt. Pleasant. Contact 319-385-6215.
Howard and Helen Hills Heritage Center: Saturday 1 to 4 p.m. Located at 203 N. White Street, Mount Pleasant (Saunders School). Contact 319-385-4983.
Lewelling Quaker Museum: Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Located at 401 S. Main Street, Salem. Contact 319-258-4341.
Swedish American Museum and Gift Shop: Monday through Tuesday, Thursday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 107 James Ave, Swedesburg. Contact 319-254-2317.
Wayland and Midwest Memories Museum: Tuesday and Thrusday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 217 W. Main Street, Wayland. Contact 319-331-5986.
Winfield Museum: Monday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Located at 114 S. Locust Street, Winfield. Contact 319-257-6661.
The Henry County Historic Preservation Commission is a group of area residents appointed by the Henry County Board of Supervisors. The mission of the Commission is to promote and safeguard Henry County’s historic and cultural heritage.