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.


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.

Barb VanderVeen

Friday, June 9, 2017

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

Jesse Thompson

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

Always have been a fan of the museum here, they always have an interesting display on the top floor and it changes I believe every month.

Danielle Bohlmann

Monday, Aug. 1, 2016

This museum is a hidden gem! My kids (1-5) LOVED this museum.'s free!

Quinn Black

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017