1875 Dahl Historic Dinners at Tangen

1875 Dahl Historic Dinners at Tangen are available October – February

guests seated in the tangen dining room for dinnerStroll along a lamp-lit boardwalk to the cozy 1875 Tangen House. Sip spiced punch next to the parlor fireplace while a host shares stories of Victorian life.

Savor a multiple course meal in the refined dining room as historical interpreters serve dinner family style. After dinner, gather with fellow guests for lighthearted parlor games, such as a Victorian guessing game or “Hunt the Thimble.”



Reservations open August 10, 2017 at 9am for members and August 17, 2017 at 9am for the general public.

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More Information

guests drink punch in the parlorDinner Information: Please review our program policies before making a reservation, including the cancellation policy, payment info, program details, and more.

1875 Dahl Historic Dinners at Tangen – Program Policies

Dietary/Allergy Concerns: Our meals are prepared in the style of the historic period and served family style. We generally cannot alter recipes without impacting other guests at the table. Most of our recipes contain chicken or beef stock, flour, and other gluten containing ingredients. If you are concerned about a gluten allergy, vegetarian options or other dietary/allergy concerns, please call us at (515)278-5286 ext. 158 or send an email to

Full table: If you wish to reserve an entire table of 12 for a dinner, please give us a call at (515)278-5286 ext. 158 or send an email to



guests seated at tangen dining tableThe first party to make a reservation for a dinner picks the menu for the entire table. Take a look at the traditional bill of fare options offered this season.

1875 Dahl Historic Dinners at Tangen Menu


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Want to give the Historic Dinner experience as a gift? Living History Farms’ gift certificates are available!

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