Attractions and museums

Attractions

Downtown Iowa CityCheck out the lively community that makes Iowa City one of the best places to live in the U.S. 

Kinnick Stadium: 70,585 seat football stadium that hosts the Hawkeye fans from around the country on gameday

Carver-Hawkeye ArenaIndoor sports (basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, etc.) and concert venue

Lake MacBride State Park2,180 acres of campsites, hiking trails, and fishing spots - located in nearby Solon

 

Museums and Exhibits

Old Capitol Museum: Iowa's original state capitol and, with the Museum of Natural History, one of the UI Pentacrest Museums

Museum of Natural History: Located in Macbride Hall, it's the oldest university museum west of the Mississippi

Office of the State Archaeologist: Working labs, library, and research collections

UI Museum of Art: One of the nation's top university art collections, with exhibits in the Iowa Memorial Union and Davenport's Figge Art Museum

Medical Museum: On the eighth floor for the Colloton Pavilion at UI Hospitals and Clinics

UI Athletics Hall of Fame: A must-see destination for Hawkeye fans, with three floors of sports history

UI Health Care Project Art: Displaying artwork throughout the UI Hospitals and Clinics complex

Public art on campus: Guide to works acquired through the Art in State Buildings Program.

 

Library Collections

Special Collections: Rare books, manuscript collections, UI history, and much more

UI Archives: Dedicated to preserving the university's history

Iowa Women's Archives: Chronicling the lives of Iowa women, families, and communities

John Martin Rare Book Room: More than 6,000 volumes representing the history of the health sciences

Iowa Digital Library: More than a million digital holdings from the UI Libraries and campus partners