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 Museum is closed for the winter from December 17, 2017 until April 8, 2018.

We will show the museum by appointment only.
If you wish to take a tour, call the museum phone 515-331-0687 and leave a message.
As board members, we continue to hold meetings and carry out the necessary work of the museum.

See you in the spring!

If the telephone is not working, please send an email to jshs@q.com and 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.