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A Town Worth Visiting

With its spectacular river bluffs and expansive river views, the scenic town of McGregor, Iowa, has been welcoming visitors for more than 150 years. Today, people come to McGregor for it's natural and historic beauty, as well as it's endless array of things to do and sights to see. Whether you’re spending time with family and friends, fishing and boating on the Mississippi, shopping and dining in our quaint downtown or simply passing through town on a drive, be sure your visit includes a stop at the McGregor Historical Museum on Main Street. It promises to be a worthwhile and enriching experience.

A History Worth Exploring

When you step through the door of the McGregor Historical Museum, you step back to the early days of McGregor. Discover how our town grew from a small ferry boat landing to a major shipping depot. Read stories of prominent McGregorites from town founder, Alexander MacGregor to successful entrepreneur, Diamond Jo Reynolds. View historical art exhibits, featuring Andrew Clemens’ sand bottles, Emma Big Bear’s baskets and Margery Goergen’s hand-colored photographs. Revel in our town’s little-known connections to Ringling Bros. Circus,  and business tycoon William Huntting.

Explore all this and more at the McGregor Historical Museum


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