Iron County Historical Society

Welcome to the Iron County Historical Society

Since 1974, the Iron County Historical Society has been dedicated to preserving, protecting and sharing the rich history of Iron County, Missouri and its people.  Through our museum, publications, programs and outreach, we can help you discover this rich history and help you with researching your own family's history.  If you are already a member of the society, you can log-on by clicking on the Members Only link.  If you are not already a member, we would encourage you to join us and help us to share our rich heritage with future generations.  Check out our Coming Events page to keep up with the latest on upcoming historical society events and use our Blog page to get the very latest on historical society news, the latest information on changes to the website and information to assist you in researching your Iron County and other ancestors.  We also invite you to visit us at our museum located in the Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center in Arcadia.  Our current hours are: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 pm. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  Miners in Front of Pilot Knob Iron Mine, 1919

Seasons Greetings & Holiday Hours

From all of our families to yours, we want to pass on our warmest wishes for a Happy Holiday Season!  Normally, the historical society's museum is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  
To make it possible for all of our volunteers to spend time with their families during this holiday season, the museum will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, December 24th and December 25th and on Saturday and Sunday, December 31st and January 1st.  The museum will reopen the following Friday, January 6, 2023 on its normal schedule.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Again, Happy Holidays!