Cedar County Historical Society & Museum

 1094 Hwy 38 * Tipton, IA * 52772



10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


10:00 AM to 2:00PM


Free admission for all ages, donations welcome and appreciated.

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The Cedar County Historical Society is here to serve you. Are you looking for genealogical information, interested in local history, or want to see a huge collection of Cedar County artifacts?  We've got it all, so stop in to the museum and visit!  

2017 Annual Meeting

The Cedar County Historical Society will be holding its annual meeting on Saturday December 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM at the South Bethel Church located in the Cedar County Historical Society Prairie Village, Tipton, IA at 1094 Highway 38 (just north of Tipton). The election of board members and reports from the committees of the society will be followed by a program from the Cedar County Pioneer Cemetery Commission. Refreshments of cookies, coffee, and hot apple cider will be served. This event is open to the public; however, a current 2017 membership is required to vote. The date in this press release is a correction to the date on the notice that was sent in the mail.

Holly Jolly Christmas

The Holly Jolly Christmas for this year on Sunday, December 3 has been canceled.  It will return next year better than ever on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

Membership Renewal

It is time to renew your membership for 2018.  Memberships are active for a calendar year (January 1 - December 31).   To keep you membership active and to continue to receive your newsletters and the 2018 Annual Review please pay your dues by 01/01/2018. Dues are $22 or if you would like us to mail you your review $25.  Please make checks payable to CCHS and mail to PO Box 254, Tipton, IA 52772 or pay with PayPal by clicking on the button below. We can also swipe most major credit and debit cards when  you renew your membership in person at the Museum.

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This does not add any extra cost to your purchases.  Just by using this link Amazon will donate a small percentage of the proceeds to the Cedar County Historical Society.  If you have not set up you Amazon Smile charity just search for Cedar County Historical Society on the Amazon Smile page follow the steps to make us your Amazon Smile nonprofit organization. 

Event Space Available

Getting Married?
Having a Reunion?
Need a location for your event?
The South Bethel Church is Available to Rent!