Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
303 2nd St. SE
Mason City, IA 50401
A North Iowa cultural treasure, the museum includes a permanent collection of American art, the famous Bil Baird puppets, and an impressive range of ceramics. Genuinely an active center for the Arts, the museum offers changing exhibits, films, studio classes, special events, Imagination Playground, and a museum shop. More information about Bil Baird.
Wed., Fri. & Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Tues. & Thurs. 9 am - 8 pm
Free for self guided tour; $5 per person for scheduled, guided tour.
Group Tour Information:
Group Tour Hours of Operation: same as hours of operation for general public
Group Admission Rate:free for self guided tour; $5 per person for scheduled guided tour. Complimentary admission for driver and escort for groups of 25 or more.
Group Tour Size: 10 minimum and 55 maximum
Guided Tours Available: Yes, reservations required (4-week notice)
Length of Tour: 40 minutes minimum and 60 minutes average time.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Motorcoach Parking: Yes
Restroom Facilities: Yes, limited