The Iowa Culture app for your mobile phone is a comprehensive inventory of Iowa arts, history and cultural destinations. It contains more than 3,500 historic sites, arts experiences and cultural destinations, including sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, historic schools and theaters, performing art centers, public art, and science and nature sites. Through the app, you can plan vacations, weekend getaways and daytrips all across Iowa with a simple search by category or subcategory, keyword, or destinations in your immediate vicinity. You can also filter your search by town and view destinations as you drive from as far as 50 miles or as close as one mile to your chosen town. You can also create your own tours or explore featured tours included in the app.

The Iowa Culture app will continue to grow and evolve as more destinations are identified and added. Iowans are encouraged to suggest a place, submit photos, provide feedback and get more information by visiting

The Iowa Culture was developed by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and is free and compatible with most iPhones and Android Smartphones. It is available for download by searching “Iowa Culture” in the Apple and Google Play stores. For technical information regarding your phone, visit

The Iowa Culture App is Now Available