Ankeny Area Historical Society

Ankeny Area Historical Society

We follow the Ankeny School's guidance regarding Covid-19 Protocols 


Our mission is to inspire in our community a sense of meaning and belonging by sharing the history and culture of the Ankeny area. 

Open House Information


January-April, the 1st Sunday of the month, 2-4pm

May, every Sunday from 2-4pm

June-August every Saturday from 10-12pm

September-November, the first Sunday from 2-4pm

December & January, Closed 

All other times to visit must be by appointment

Office Hours All Year

Tuesday & Thursday 

9:00 AM - 12 NOON


Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

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Annual Christmas Cookie Sale

This would be a great gift or for the holidays at home!  Choose two dozen of your favorite cookies, plus one treat from the goody table. Cost for the boxed cookies is $20 per dozen. Tickets may be purchased by clicking the link below or you can buy tickets in person at the Museum House starting November 1st at noon through December 10th during regular office hours, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2:00pm. 

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Special Events

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Preview Current Exhibits 

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Oral History Videos

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Be a History Detective

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Exclusive Content for Members

Place your family brick around the old school bell! Click on the button below for details.

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