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The Porter House Museum is conveniently located two blocks south of downtown Decorah in the Broadway Historic District.  



401 West Broadway Street

Decorah, IA 52101



We will reopen for the 2023 season on

Saturday and Sundays beginning May 20th,

three tours daily at 1, 2 and 3PM.

Open June-August, with tours

7 days/week at 1, 2 and 3PM.

We are closed October through April,

except for special events.

Guests may enjoy the museum grounds,

including the outdoor Rock Wall and

gardens during daylight hours.

House Tour Admissions

Adults:  $8

Seniors:  $6

Students (13 and older): $6

Children under 12:  free

Members are admitted for free.

Group Tours and Student Visits


For large groups (over 10 people), please contact the museum in advance. Regular admission rates apply.

School groups accompanied by their teachers are admitted free all year round, even in the off-season!  Please contact the Porter House at (563) 382-8465 for more details.​


The house is not wheelchair accessible.  For more information regarding access to the house, grounds, and programs, please contact the Porter House at

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