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‘It Takes an Iowan’

Feeding the world is no small task! March 30–October 30 • Red Barn Gallery Included with General Admission With the global population predicted to hit 9 billion by the year 2050, feeding the world requires...

‘What We Wear’

A look at our period clothing July 17–October 31 • Red Barn Gallery Included with General Admission "Period clothing" is the term for reproduction clothing and accessories that museum staff wear. Period clothing is distinct...

Grain Harvest + Medicine Shows

Help us bring in this year's harvest! Saturday, August 3 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All activities included with General Admission Living History Farms’ original community event! Get your hands dirty and help our historic interpreters...

Fall Homeschool Day

The perfect opportunity for families to learn together! Friday, September 6 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Discounted admission with pre-registration • Free for members You and your children will have the opportunity to tour the museum’s...

Applefest + Medicine Shows

Everything's coming up ... apples! Saturday, September 14 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All activities included with General Admission • Advance tickets recommended Join us for a day of family fun celebrating apple harvest season! Visit...

Victorian Funeral

Absent but dear... Saturday, October 5 • 1 p.m. All activities included with General Admission In 1876, the funeral was a pageant of honored traditions. Families gathered to find joy in a public celebration of...

Indigenous Iowans Day

Explore the early cultures that shaped our state Saturday, October 12 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All activities included with General Admission Our Ioway Farm represents the Indigenous People who lived in 1700 on the land...

Family Halloween

A townful of treats for your little tricksters! October 18-20 & 25-27 $9 for ages 2 and up ($8 for members; 1 and under free) Take part in the annual Living History Farms Family Halloween!...

Medicine Shows

The cure for anything that ails you! Saturday, October 19 • 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. • Behind Flynn Mansion Included with General Admission The Walnut Hill Drama Society presents Professor Savage’s Traveling Medicine Show....

Farmstasia

Celebrate and support our education programs Thursday, October 31 • 5:30–8:30 p.m. Farmstasia is our annual fundraiser in support of education and outreach programs, and this year' we plan to have spook-tacular fun with a...

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