Fort Dodge Vacation Packages & Travel Deals
A city and the county seat of Webster County in Iowa, Fort Dodge is a major commercial center of the North Central and Northwest Iowa. The city is located on U.S. Route 20 and 169. The city is rich in terms of tourist attractions. These attractions include cultural attractions like Fort Dodge Museum and Frontier Village, sites of art buffs like the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, and several other tourist spots like theaters, parks, and more.
Places of Interest in Fort Dodge
Fort Museum and Frontier Village
Located in a stockade fort and pioneer main street, Fort Museum and Frontier Village are the most prominent tourist attractions in Fort Dodge. The buildings in the village include a church, a family cabin, one room school house, general store, cabinet shop, drug store, print shop, jail, blacksmith shop, livery stable, tinsmith shop, and pottery building. The collection in the museum includes furniture from prehistoric, Civil War, and Native American periods.
Blanden Memorial Art Museum
An excellent spot for art freaks, Blanden Memorial Art Museum boasts a permanent collection of modern American & European paintings, glassworks, African sculptures, and 16th to 20th century, Japanese, European, and American prints. The museum also offers art education classes, adult and youth classes, meet & greet artist events and a number of family fun activities.
Webster County Museum
A museum displaying the history of Webster County, Webster County Museum includes displays such as farm items millenary, medical supplies, old post offices, photo studious, and more. There are also memorabilia from Webster County churches and Gypsum Mills.