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The Hauberg Indian Museum highlights the history of the Sauk and Meskwaki Nations through dioramas, displays and information. The museum also features an audio tour! The Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) exhibit shows the camp located on the site and the construction of the Watch Tower Lodge that houses both the museum and the CCC exhibits. Outside, signage shows the locations of the former amusement park rides that were once a part of Black Hawk State Historic Site.  Visit us at www.blackhawkpark.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/BHPFoundation/

Learn about the famous, Quad Cities mover & shaker, John Hauberg for whom which the museum is named. Children are encouraged to participate in a find-the-animals game inside the museum, including a new coyote and bobcat and other animals native to the Quad Cities region.  

Wednesday, June 21 - 7:30 p.m. A program about the amusement park and earlier Lodges called “The Good Old Days” will be presented by Bob Motz in the Watch Tower Lodge.  Did you know an amusement park was located at Black Hawk State Historic Site?  Find out about it during this special program.

Free admission - NOTE:  The museum is closed each day from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch break.

Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
location_on1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island
descriptionAbout John Hauberg Indian Museum
Replicas of the Sauk winter and summer houses, along with dioramas and life-size figures depicting the activities of the Sauk and Meskwaki people in this museum situated in Black Hawk State Historic Site. You will also enjoy the model replica of the original Sauk Village that was located near the park and a Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit is also located in the lodge. Feel free to wander through the museum and lodge. If you would like a guided tour of the museum, please call ahead to make arrangements.

Admission: Donations appreciated