Iowa National Guard Gold Star Museum 

Mission Statement

"The Iowa Gold Star Military Museum's mission is to honor and depict the military experience of Iowa citizens in all wars, homeland defense and Iowa service. The museum’s purpose is to collect, preserve and exhibit materials that illustrate the story of Iowa’s military past from statehood to the present. The Iowa Gold Star Museum honors the heroic service of all Iowa veterans.




Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
Hours of Operations
Monday - Friday
8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M
(Closed Sundays,
Holidays & Holiday Weekends)
Phone: 515-252-4531
Email: Museum
Free Admission
Handicapped Rest Rooms
Tour Bus Parking
Gift Shop
Note: ALL motorcyclists (drivers and passengers) on Camp Dodge are required by Department of Defense policy to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
consisting of helmet, eye protection (full-face shield or goggles or sunglasses), gloves, long pants, longsleeved shirt or jacket, and over-the-ankle footwear
while traveling on Camp Dodge.