Sanford Museum And Planetarium

117 East Willow Street

Mission Statement:
The Sanford Museum and Planetarium will collect, preserve, study and interpret the cultural, historical, and other significant materials relating to Northwest Iowa and secondarily to the State of Iowa, and to provide  educational exhibits and services for the purposes of expanding and enriching public knowledge.


Cheryl Ellis

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

We love that the museum is always FREE! GO for 10 min or 3 hrs... always learn something new. The Planetarium update is definitely a must-see!

Brandon Billings

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018

Great small town gem, great fun for kids who can learn while having a good time

Alpha King

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Always a great facility to visit. The lower level with dinosaur displays is perfect for kids. Planetarium is fantastic.

James Bolt

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

I like it and it's a good place to take the kids!

Barb VanderVeen

Friday, June 9, 2017

The ladies in charge know how to handle large crowds and children. The planetarium is great!