CURRENT HOURS: Open for classes & special events only • Touring season resumes in May 2022
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November 26 - January 2

Santa's Rock n Lights

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December 4

Family Christmas

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November 12, 2022

LHF Race Returns!



Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor museum which educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences.

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Living History Farms is proud to offer a dedicated education department and award-winning programs for K-12 schools and homeschooling families.

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Events & Programs

From family events, to harvest celebrations and Day Camps, your whole family will look forward to attending special events & programs at Living History Farms.

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Come experience your favorites again and again, and get the best value for your money, with a membership to Living History Farms.

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Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa, tells the amazing story of how Iowans transformed the fertile prairies of the Midwest into the most productive farmland in the world. While at the 500-acre open-air museum, visitors travel at their own pace through historical time periods spanning 300 years. On-site interpreters provide a unique learning environment of seasonal activities and demonstrations.

Living History Farms is such a unique opportunity to experience life outside of our time period. Thank you for providing such wonderful experiences!

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