Full of historic buildings, Czech Village & New Bohemia will give you a taste of Central Europe right in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Our DISTRICT is the proud home of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, filled with rich stories of immigration to America from historic Czechoslovakia. Across the bridge, you'll see the steeple of the Czech National Parish, St. Wenceslaus Church, the home of Czech Heritage Park.
The African American History Museum of Iowa is the only statewide museum dedicated to preserving African American history and culture. Schedule your visit to the museum to view the exhibits and take a tour to learn more about Iowa's African American History from its origins to present day.
The DISTRICT is the location of choice for numerous festivals and events throughout the year celebrating the diversity of Cedar Rapids! Make sure not to miss these events during your visit by checking out our event calendar.
The Czech Village & New Bohemia neighborhoods are known for pulling together in times of crisis -- through a flood and an inland hurricane, and most recently, a pandemic. We are stronger together and proud to be from Cedar Rapids!