The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums are the UI Museum of Natural History and the Old Capitol Museum. The Pentacrest Museums serve to strengthen the vital role of both Museums in the educational, research, and engagement missions of the University enhancing, the campus-wide focus on cultural and environmental diversity. 

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The Pentacrest Museums are quite literally the two museums located on the University of Iowa Pentacrest, at the center of campus. Come see us!

Old Capitol Museum
21 N Clinton St 
Iowa City, IA 52242

Museum of Natural History
Macbride Hall
17 N Clinton St
Iowa City, IA 52245


Friday & Saturday: 10a - 5p
Sunday-Thursday: closed

Please visit our COVID-19 Museum safety + guidance page before visiting.