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Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn

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The Museum of Danish America (formerly the Danish Immigrant Museum) is a national museum located in Elk Horn, Iowa. Its mission is to "celebrate Danish roots and American dreams."
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  • My mom is danish and my wife and I went with my brother and his wife. It was a great experience. Many items which brought back wonderful memories. The host was very helpful.  more »
  • Interactive activities for young kids. Beautiful landscaping. Interesting historical materials. Be sure to visit all 3 floors.  more »
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  • Fun unplanned stop while driving from Des Moines to Omaha. Exhibits are small but interesting. Saw a sign that said you can make an appointment with someone to help you learn about your Danish genealogy. Young kids probably won't be interested in much besides the Lego area.
  • This was such a cool museum, and an unexpected pocket of joy on our trip. The workers were very kind and the display on Nordic cuisine was awesome.
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