Did you know that Iowa desegregated its public schools in 1868? Or that Iowans participated in sit-ins years before the Civil Rights Movement? Come learn about these events and the rich heritage of African Americans in iowa in our permanent exhibit "Endless Possibilities." You can also explore the influence on African Americans on music in our 2013-2014 temporary exhibits "Behind the Beat". Celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2013, the museum is a great learning place for children and features hands-on activities for all ages.