The Cedar Valley Arboretum and Botanic Garden, located east of Hawkeye Community College, is a 40-acre public garden committed to providing a variety of gardens and activities for education and enjoyment of our natural world.
The James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts has two galleries for visual arts, an auditorium, three classrooms, a ceramics studio, meeting rooms, and a sculpture garden. The Hearst hosts a dozen exhibits each year, art classes, films, concerts and recitals, lectures and readings, and other performing arts offerings.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum provides an educational and entertaining look at the sport of wrestling at all levels. After being closed since September while undergoing a $1.4 million renovation, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa celebrate the completion of its renovation. Named for wrestling legend Dan Gable and located in a refurbished downtown section of his hometown, the museum has become a landmark in Waterloo and a world-class destination for wrestlers and fans.