News & Updates

Easter Weekend Hours

Friday April 18, 2014 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday April 19, 2014 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday April 20, 2014 Closed

Help Wanted!

Now hiring: Part-time position helping in the Pella Historical museum store. Skilled in office management, retail/sales, software and computer technologies. Please Contact: Kathleen Miller Executive Director 641-628-1541    

Grand Re-opening Recap

The Pella Historical Museums had a great turn out of more than 130 visitors and members participating in the re-opening activities at both the Historical Village and Scholte House on Saturday March 15, 2014. At the ribbon cutting the Historical Museum board president, Randy Sikema, said a few words on behalf of the Museums exciting […]

Dutch Costume Open House Success!

Our Dutch Costume Open house was exciting and very informative! We had more than 30 people attended to ask seamstresses Jacki Craver and Phyllis Zylstra questions concerning the different provinces costumes and patterns. We had a wonderful evening and look forward to more nights like this! Come to our Grand Re-opening on March 15, 2014 […]

Remodeling the Interpretive Center

We are thrilled to finally get things underway with the remodeling of our Visitor Services desk in the Interpretive Center. We have a few of our volunteers that are contractors and they have so willingly donated their time to help us with this large project! This project has been in the works since we closed […]

Fun events for April!

  Dutch Dancing workshop at Pella Historical Museum Saturday April 5th (2 sessions) 9 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Wear Street shoes. 5th grade and up. $10 for Members $15 for Non-Members Enter through Scholte Church. Call 628-2409 to Reserve session Blacksmithing Workshop at Pella Historical Museum Saturday April 5th (2 sessions) 9 […]

Winter happenings at the Museum

We are currently closed for the winter season to not only protect our Mill but to get a jump start on our yearly projects and events. So here are just a few photos of what we have recently been up to while our doors have been closed to visitors! Our Museum Store Manager, Lila, working […]

Keeping up with Pella Historical in a more personal way, read our new blog today!

We have a blog! Lately with the different exhibits, events and crazy weather Allison Limke, the Executive Directors Assistant, has been helping us stay up to date and well informed about the Historical Museum on our new blog! Check out her latest post about the new piano we have available for our guests to play located in Heritage Hall.     If […]

New Music for Goliath

The Pella Historical Society & Museum was awarded $1,000 from the U.S. Bank of Pella toward new music books for our street organ, Goliath.

Tulip Time Fun Facts.

Did you know that in Pella there are over 380,000 tulip bulbs planted EVERY year?

Spring Hours

Historical Village and Vermeer Mill will reopen March 9th, 2013. Tours daily Monday – Saturday, 9:00 – 4:00.

2013 Tulip Time Brochure

To receive the 2013 Tulip Time Brochure, use our Mailing List Registration below, and we will send one to you.

Pella Tulip Time on Facebook

A new facebook page has been set up under Pella Tulip Time.