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Textile Treasures Tour

behind the scenes collections tours

Details

Date:
Saturday, February 15
Time:
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Venue

Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
Phone:
5152785286
Website:
www.LHF.org

Take a guided tour of Living History Farms textile storage facility and learn how you can better store your own textile treasures at home! Join us for this up close view of select historic quilts and clothing. These rarely seen gems are safely tucked away most of the year; explore the vault and take a peek at quilts, clothing, and hand work treasures! Discover why our museum collects certain textiles, but not others. Learn how these delicate objects are preserved and stored and what can cause them to decay. Gather tips and techniques for caring for your own heirloom textiles.

Call our Guest Services Coordinator at (515)278-5286 ext. 158 or email groups@lhf.org to reserve your spot. Advanced registrations are required and space is limited. Tours are $9/person ($1 off for members!) and are intended for individuals 12 and up.