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Discover Charles Citys Historic Museum Haven
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Charles City, IA
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Up to 35ft
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Pets Allowed
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4.43
Rating
8
Reviews
3
Years Hosting
Fast Responding
Typically responds within a few minutes
Generators Allowed
This Host allows you to use your generator.
About
Experience a delightful blend of history and relaxation with RV camping at a cherished locale in Charles City, Iowa. As you settle into this scenic urban oasis, you're invited to step back in time and immerse yourself in a captivating museum experience. Situated within the storied walls of the 1933 Dr. Salsbury Laboratory and Administration building, this gem offers an educational retreat for all ages. As a distinguished feature on the National Historic Register, history buffs will relish in exploring a venue that is not just a repository of the past but a live chronicle of the local heritage. Guests are encouraged to dive into educational programs that paint a vivid picture of yesteryears, while research enthusiasts will find a treasure trove of assistance at their fingertips. In between your historical jaunts, enjoy the convenience of downtown amenities that add comfort to your stay. Park your home on wheels in a setting where the charm of yesteryear meets the ease of modern facilities. Whether you're in pursuit of knowledge, seeking a unique event celebration, or simply desiring a peaceful spot to rest after a day of urban exploration, RV camping here is more than just a space it's an enriching encounter with the echoes of times gone by.
Opening Hours
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
Closed
Suitability
Pets Allowed
We do not allow pets inside the museum but there is a park adjacent to the museum that is a great place to let your pet stretch its legs.
Generators Allowed
Wifi
Amenities
Gardening
Gift Shop
Historical Exhibit
Picnic/Patio Area
Availability
Same Day Requests
Yes
Response Time
Typically responds within a few minutes
Accepts Requests Between
Jul 24, 2024 - Oct 22, 2024
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Parking & Arrival
The parking lot is pretty narrow and can be hard to turn around in, so if it works better to back in or out feel free. We recommend parking along the curb of Andres Park.
Max Rig Size:
Up to 35 ft
Parking Spaces:
5
Parking Surface:
Pavement
Parking Method:
Back-In
Check-In:
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM CT
Check-Out:
Before 10:00 AM CT
Check-In Method:
Head to Spot
House Rules
Please be aware that between 8:30am to 4:30pm Tuesdays-Saturdays other individuals will be using the parking lot to go to work at or visit the museum. We ask that RVs not be parked in any parking spaces.
Items to Purchase
There is a gift shop in our lobby area. We sell books, local themed merchandise, vintage toys, Iowa themed gifts, farm/tractor themed items, Hart-Parr, Oliver Collectors Association merchandise, and locally made jams and syrups.
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