P E L L A V I S I T O R S G U I D E 15 PELLA CINEMAS 708 Main St. 641.621.0329 Tri-plex movie theater with stadium style seating. PELLA COMMUNITY ART CENTER 712 Union St. 641.628.4571 | www.cityofpella.com Call for class schedule. Art events for students pre-K through senior citizens. PELLA CORPORATION ROLSCREEN MUSEUM 102 Main St. 641.621.1000 | www.pella.com Mon-Sat 8am-5pm Tulip Time hours: Mon-Sat 8am-8pm The restored Pella Depot portrays items of historical importance to Pella Corporation. PELLA HISTORICAL VILLAGE/VERMEER WINDMILL 507 Franklin St. 641.620.9463 | www.pellahistorical.com Open Mar 21 - Dec 31; by app't Jan and Feb HOURS: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Check website for guided tour hours. The Historical Village is a step back in time. The boyhood home of Wyatt Earp, Blacksmith Shop, General Store, Heritage Hall, Scholte Church and more are filled with artifacts from a bygone era. Don’t miss the miniature Dutch Village built at a scale of 1/24. The Windmill is the largest working grain mill in the United States. PELLA OPERA HOUSE 611 Franklin St. 641.628.8625 | www.pellaoperahouse.org It’s about history…performing arts…special occasions…meetings, receptions and exhibits. Built in 1900, and brought back to life in 1990, this historic treasure features a vintage Barton theatre organ and an ornate tin ceiling. RED ROCK DAM 1105 North Hwy T-15 | Knoxville 641.828.7522 | www.lakeredrock.org By appointment for organized groups. The Red Rock Dam was built to reduce flood damage along the Des Moines River. Tours offer a glimpse inside the structure and its history. RED ROCK VISITOR CENTER 1105 North Hwy T-15 | Knoxville 641.828.7522 | www.lakeredrock.org February-November, open by appointment Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 9:30am- 6:30pm. In addition to the exhibits and the observation patio’s great view of Lake Red Rock, the center’s staff and volunteers are available to provide lake information. SCHOLTE HOUSE MUSEUM & GARDENS 728 Washington St. 641.628.3684 | www.pellahistorical.com Open Apr 30–Oct 31; by appointment Nov–Dec; closed Jan–Mar; Tours Thur, Fri, Sat 11am–2pm This 22-room home to Pella’s founder has 150 year old wallpaper, original artwork, a square piano, silverware, china and other antiques from the Netherlands. Enjoy Dutch goodies and tea at Maria's Tea Room in the Scholte House. Please reserve your sitting by noon the day before by callling 641.628.1541 or emailing: tearoom@pellahistorical.com. TASSEL RIDGE WINERY 1681 220th St. | Leighton 641.672.9463 | www.tasselridge.com Tour the Winery and Vineyards; taste award- winning wines; shop for wine-related items, local cheese, and more; visit www.tasselridge. com/events for a schedule of wine and food pairing events. TULIP TOREN Downtown Square 641.628.2626 | www.visitpella.com Built in 1968, measures 65 feet tall. TUTTLE CABIN 608 Lincoln St. 641.628.8003 | office@historicpellatrust.org Tour this log home built in 1843. Historically significant, locally and under National Register Criterion, the Thomas and Nancy Tuttle Log House served as the birthplace of Pella. The Dutch colonists, under the leadership of Dominie Henry P. Scholte, shared a noon meal with the Tuttles in this log home and negotiated the purchase of the Tuttle farm for the site of their new settlement now known as Pella. By appointment only. VAN WIJK WINERY 802 4th St. | Sully 641.594.3325 | www.vanwijkwinery.com Our family-owned boutique winery has a castle- like atmosphere, and is located on the I-80 and Heart of Iowa Wine Trails. Enjoy our delicious wines, artisan beers, award winning art gallery and gift shop. Go online and plan your visit, or drop in to enjoy items from our walk-in menu. Watch our website for special events. VERMEER CORPORATION GLOBAL PAVILION & MUSEUM 2110 E. Vermeer Rd. 641.628.3141 | www.vermeer.com Mon-Fri 8am-4pm; Saturday by appointment only. The museum chronicles the history of Vermeer Corporation and the development of its industrial construction, environmental and agricultural product lines, as well as the community which it is in. CTIONS CTIONS