The past returns when you enter the Carter House and its attached annex. The home built in the 1850’s by Henry & Ernest Carter is an 18-room Greek Revival mansion furnished in 19th century style.
The Carter House Museum’s
2017 Special Exhibit
Prohibition in our Backyard
Prohibition in Our Backyard is the special exhibit for the 2017 Carter House Museum season.
Visit the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 P.M. June through September.
Learn how temperance and prohibition affected life in Elkader. Enjoy local stories, videos, and see an authentic still!