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Brunnier Art Museum in the Iowa State Center

290 Scheman Bldg.
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3342

The Brunnier Art Museum is the state's only accredited museum emphasizing a decorative arts collection, and one of the nation's few museums located within a performing arts and conference complex.

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Campanile Tours

Central Campus
2229 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50011

Tour the historic Campanile at Iowa State University. Each tour lasts about 45 minutes and begins at the base of the campanile. Work your way up to the very top where you'll see more than 40 bells.

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Christian Petersen Art Museum

290 Scheman Bldg
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3342

The Christian Petersen Art Museum is the home of the Christian Petersen Art Collection, the Art on Campus Program, and the University Museums’ Visual Literacy and Learning Program.

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Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy (AEA) Research Farms

1308 U Ave
Boone, IA 50036

The AEA Research Farm hosts demonstrations focused on a variety of perennial crops.

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Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm

1327 U Ave
Boone, IA 50036
515.296.6300

Learn about these unique facilities that enable the integration of biomass production, harvest, storage and conversion into one complete system.

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Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station

55519 170th Street
Ames, IA 50010
515.232.4786

The horticulture station is home to extensive apple orchards, vineyards, fruit and vegetable plantings, turf grass research, ornamental plantings and a 15-acre lake.

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Iowa State University Meat Laboratory

914 Stange Rd
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.9279

Unmatched for providing students access to first-rate faculty advisors, top education curriculum, cutting-edge technologies in meat processing, opportunities to interact with industry representatives.

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Iowa State University, University Museums

1805 Center Dr
Ames , IA 50011
515.294.3342

Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum, Art on Campus Collection and Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden.

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Mary Alice Gallery

Morrill Hall
603 Morrill Rd
Ames, IA 50011

The Mary Alice Anderson Reinhardt gallery features student and faculty work and showcases collection objects in interpretive exhibitions. Students and faculty curate and install all of the exhibits.

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Reiman Gardens

1407 S University Blvd
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.2710

17-acre public botanical garden with tropical plant conservatory, butterfly wing (live butterflies), gift shop. Public events, annual changing displays. Private rentals and tours. Open all year round.

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Stephens Auditorium

1805 Center Dr
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3347

This 2,747-seat auditorium (including the 112 seat orchestra pit) creates a great event with a striking environment and excellent acoustics for lectures, meetings, performances and speeches.

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The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

23 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Dr
Ames, IA 50011
515.294.3330

A restaurant and classroom teaching operation within Iowa State's world-renowned hospitality management program. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing and serving each meal.