Explore the rich history of the Johnston, Iowa area,
its settlers and its schools.

Select the History of Johnston, the Johnston Schools, the Businesses of Johnston,
the Families of Johnston, or the Johnston Postal Service from the menu to the left.


Please visit the Johnston (Station) Historical Society
to further explore the History of our community.

Museum Hours:

The 1902 Simpson House will be opem in conjunction with certain Johnston Library, Simpson Barn, and Johnston Commons Park events and by appointment.

Consider writing down how you and your family is managing through this experience and send it to the Johnston Historical Society at johnstonhistoricalsociety@gmail.com.
You can be part of a Johnston pandemic history collection.

Please call the museum phone 515-608-5730 and leave a message or send an email to johnstonhistoricalsociety@gmail.com if you need further assistance.
We will contact you as soon as possible.

The Simpson Barn

The barn can be rented for your special event.
For information call the Johnston Parks Department at (515) 727-8091.