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





At this time, we are closed for house tours

indefinitely for the 2020 season. 

Guests may still enjoy the museum grounds,

including the outdoor Rock Wall and

gardens during daylight hours.

House Tour Admissions

* As noted above, house tours for 2020 have been indefinitely suspended.  There is no charge to visit the garden or rock wall.

Adults:  $7

Seniors:  $5

Children age 6 to 18: $3

Children under 6:  free

Members admitted 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 (563) 382-8465.

© Porter House Museum, PO Box 115, Decorah, IA 52101

© Photos courtesy Jessica Rilling •