Marion, IA

What makes Marion a must see town is the antique dealers, historical buildings, boutique shopping and parks. Residents can take advantage of a variety of arts and entertainment events and venues. Throughout the year events such as Marion Arts Festival, Marion By Moonlight, Swamp Fox Festival are just some of the activities held in the area. Marion positions themselves as the best place to raise a family and grow a business in Iowa. Their tagline reads: Reach higher. Achieve More. In business and in life. Marion Chamber of Commerce

Notable Landmarks

The Granger House Museum

The Granger House Museum is a restored middle-class family home, representing the structural design of the Amercian Victorian age. Built in the 1840s, the house showcases an elaborate collection that includes many original furnishings. Next to the Granger home is a brick carriage house that was built in 1879. It is the only one of its design located in the Midwest. The museum has guided tours, demonstrations, and seasonal activities bringing the town's history to life. Granger House Website


  • Monday 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday 8am-6pm
  • Wednesday 8am-6pm
  • Thursday 8am-8pm
  • Friday 8am-6pm
  • Saturday 8am-3pm
  • Sunday Closed

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