Environmental Learning Center

This 10,500 sq. foot facility located in Discovery Park in Muscatine houses the Muscatine County Conservation Board offices, natural history exhibit space, and a large classroom/meeting space.

Learning Center Hours

Monday-Friday – 8:00 am-4:30 pm & Saturday-Sunday – 12:00-4:00 pm
Closed most holidays – call (563) 264-5922 for current information


  • Two 1200-gallon aquariums with native fish
  • Natural history exhibits featuring change in habitats and wildlife in Iowa
  • Live snakes and turtles on display
  • Outdoor live raptor enclosure
  • Outdoor landscaping with native plants
  • Certified Monarch Waystation site
  • Interactive/hands-on displays
  • Over 100 mounted animals

Amenities & Facilities

  • Conservation Board office
  • Exhibit space
  • Restrooms
  • Large classroom with center divider – reserve classroom
  • Handicapped accessible fishing dock
  • Large shelter with modern restroom- reserve shelter
  • Access to trails


Rules & Regulations

  • No pets allowed in building
  • No food or drink allowed in exhibit spaces

Location & Maps

  • On Cedar Street in Muscatine, just off Highway 61
  • Park Map – aerial photo with trails, boundaries, etc.