New sign erected July 2010
Exhibits include the 1948 National Plowing Match containing the orginal scoreboard, the Dexfield Park, Barrow gang's shootout, military, class pictures from Dexter Highschool, Jim Meister's blacksmith shop artifacts, and various other displays which change regularly. Also on display is an exhibit that commerates Harry S. Truman's visit including picture, scrapbooks, audio tapes and artifacts. Several items can be purchased at the museum, including calendars with old pictures of Dexter, CD's of Dexfield School made by Beth Rogers, Bonnie & Clyde and White Pole Road books.
Museum Hours of Operation
The Dexter Museum Board is proud to announce that the Museum will be open to the public every Saturday from May 5, 2013 through October 26, 2013. Hours of operation are 9:00am to 12:00pm. Closed on holidays. Groups are welcome. The Museum can also be seen by appointment by contacting Doris Feller at 515-833-2717, Mary McColloch at 515-789-4270 or Faye Watts at 515-523-1345.
Museum Items for Sale
Postage for the books are $5.50 for the large book and $5.00 for the small.
Prints are $5.00 each with $1.50 postage.
Calendars package of 4 for $10.00 with $5.50 postage or 1 for $5.00 with $1.50 postage.
Dexter Memories - a compliation of old calendar pages nicely bound in a hardcover binder $20.00
If you would like to purchase one or more of these items drop us a note on the Contact Us page.