Housed in the 115-year-old former Carnegie Library building, the free Union Pacific Railroad Museum is a cornerstone of the downtown area in Council Bluffs. From historic exhibits to interactive technologies, the museum is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

We've known for a long time that the museum is an asset to Council Bluffs, and media attention to the museum is not new. In 2016, it was named the third-best Transportation Museum in the nation by USAToday in their 10Best series

In May, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum received more online attention, with 24/7 Wall Street identifying the museum as the best in Iowa. It's among heavyweight museums like the Louisville Slugger Museum in Kentucky and Henry Ford Museum in Detroit.

Read the full list on 24/7 Wall Street.

This post was originally published on June 1, 2018 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.