Polk County History Museum reopens

Published 1:48 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

After closing for the month of January for cleaning and reorganization, the Polk County Historical Museum and Genealogy Center is reopening on Saturday, February 4. The doors to the museum will be opened at 10 a.m. and remain open until 4 p.m.


“We are excited to offer this community resource to the residents of the county,” said PCHA Vice President Becky Hudson. “All combined our volunteers have spent several hundred hours on the historical exhibits. In addition to cleaning, a number of displays have been reorganized with new descriptions.” 

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox


Those individuals who helped with the month-long project were Judy Arledge, Ann Carswell, Linda Covil, Becky Hudson, Ernie Kan, Isaac Kan and Gene Wilson.


The Polk County Historical Museum is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located in downtown Columbus at 60 Walker Street.


Submitted John Vining