“Norway is Baseball...  Baseball is Norway”

Iowa Baseball Museum of Norway
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Our museum tells the story of how baseball came to the little town of Norway shortly after the Civil War, and culminated in 20 State High School Championships; producing along the way, prolific numbers of college and semi pro players, seventeen Minor Leaguers, and four Major Leaguers.   Our building was constructed in 1905 by Norway baseball player, Jake Kimm, to be the Benton County Savings Bank.  One hundred years later, it would be entirely remodeled by former Norway ball players to be our museum. In 2006, the motion picture the Final Season  was filmed in our town. It tells the story of Norway’s 20th and final State Championship, as our high school was closed the next year. Our Museum is a non-profit, developed and entirely managed, by local volunteers... yes, the love affair between Norway and Baseball continues to this day.      No Admission Fee, we ask only a  free will donation Enjoy your trip to Norway’s ”Field of Dreams” Normal Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 1-4 pm Winter Hours - By Appointment Only Call: Shona 319-721-6288  /  Gary 319-981-7689 Take a quick Video Tour
Our Museum - Main Street in Norway, Iowa Catcher Bruce Kimm - Detroit Tigers

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