Take a step back in time in at the historic Harker House.

Heritage & History

Explore Our Rich History

Historic structures and attractions are preserved so visitors can experience the area’s history and heritage.


Buena Vista Historical Society

The Pioneer Main Street and the authentic 1870s log house are a step back in time and a peek into the area’s rich history.


Tuesday-Friday 12:00-4:00 pm, Saturday 10 am - 2:00 pm or by appointment

Admission:  Suggested donation $2 for Adults and $1 for children under 12

214 W. 5th Street,  Storm Lake, IA

(712) 732.4955


Santa's Castle

It’s Christmas every day in Storm Lake’s historic Carnegie Library. Santa’s Castle is one of the largest displays of antique, animated Christmas characters.

Under 2 years free, Ages 2-13 $2.50, Ages 14 years and up $4.00

200 E. 5th Street, Storm Lake, IA


The Harker House

Beautifully restored Victorian homes grace the tree-lined streets of Storm Lake, but none are more impressive than the Harker House. Visit this restored, historic home furnished with the Harker family’s original furniture and photos.


328 Lake Avenue, Storm Lake, IA

(712) 732.3267


Living Heritage Tree Museum

Sunset Park, West Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA

(712) 732.3780


119 W 6th St - PO Box 584

Storm Lake, IA 50588

 712.732.3780  |  888.752.4692

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