“Diamond Jubilee” is our new special exhibit which celebrates the 75th anniversary of Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band.

Visit the Museum to experience this historical exhibit.


2018 Glenn Miller Music Scholarship semi-finalists have been chosen!
Ten vocal and ten instrumental semi-finalists will perform at the Glenn Miller Festival on June 7th.
Get your tickets early as this event fills ups quickly. 

View the semi-finalists : http://glennmiller.org/scholarship/2018-music-schol…ip-semi-finalsts/


The  new Glenn Miller merchandise has arrived!

Pictures and price list can be found under our “Glenn Miller Merchandise” tab. 

To place your order, call the museum at 712-542-2461 or email shari@glennmiller.org



NEW – Glenn Miller or Clarinda bracelets. $25.00 each.

Order yours today 712-542-2461 or email shari@glennmiller.org

GMBS is sponsoring swing dance lessons starting Thursday March 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Museum. Dance lessons will be given by Eric and Tracy Rhodes. No reservations are needed, free will donations accepted. Join us for the fun!

Marvin’s 80th Surprise Birthday Party


The party was a HUGE success. He was totally surprised and the smile never left his face all evening.

Thank you to all of you who made this a very special event.

For more pictures visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/glennmiller.org/?ref=bookmarks


GMBS announces the schedule for the 2018 Glenn Miller Festival

June 7 – 10, 2018 in Clarinda, Iowa.

The Festival will feature the following performers and much more.  Make your reservations early and purchase your tickets for this music-filled weekend.
  • World-Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra                               
  • World-Renowned Canadian Brass
  • Bill Baker’s Big Band – the Netherlands
  • Tamana Girls High School Band – Japan
  • Nebraska Brass Band
  • Adam Swanson – 4 time World Champion Ragtime Piano
  • Key of Steam
  • The GMBS Big Band
  • GMBS Music Scholarship Competition
  • Festival Stage Show featuring Scholarship winners
  • Festival Big Band Breakfast
  • Festival pre- dance dinner
  • Festival dance featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • Festival kick-off picnic
  • Festival opening concert on our town Square
  • GMBS Panel Discussion
  • Glenn Miller Archives, Dennis Spragg’s presentation on Glenn’s Army Air Force Band
  • Closing Festival dance outdoors at the Glenn Miller Museum, featuring Bill Baker’s Big Band

Click HERE for the Festival Schedule

Click HERE for the Ticket Order form

Call the Museum 712-542-2461, or email Shari@glennmiller.org





2018 Glenn Miller Calendars – Order yours now!

The 2018 Calendar is dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Band.

Order your copy HERE








For more information visit our “Museum and Home” Special Exhibits tab.

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Visit the original birthplace of Glenn Miller and learn the fascinating story of his life and music. Compelling exhibits, movies, and tours let you explore his early life, his rise to stardom, his service in World War II, and the impact his music has had through the decades.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgCzwriQrL0


      Check out our latest online exhibit, Clarinda In The Time Of Glenn Miller