CURRENT HOURS: Closed for general touring until May 2023 • Open to registered guests for camps, classes & dinners

Hours and Admission

2023 General Season Hours

May 2-Oct 28 • Tues-Sat • 9am-4pm

  • Please arrive before 2:30 p.m. if you wish to tour the farm and town sites. If you arrive after 2:30 p.m., your tour will be limited to the town sites.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Special event days

  • Tickets will be sold by entry time for Independence Day (July 1) and Applefest (September 16).
  • On all other dates, your admission ticket is good all day.

Prepare for your visit

Off season

From November through March, we offer Historic Dinners and Teas, Historic Skills Classes, Day Camps, Barnyard Readers, and holiday special events. We are also available for facility rentals.

Admission Prices

(Seniors 60+)
(1 & under)

Admission Discounts

Group Pricing

Living History Farms offers discounted rates for groups of 12 or more. Book your visit by filling out our group reservation form or by calling (515)278-5286 x123. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

Military Discount

We offer $1 off admission for all active and retired members of the United States military and their immediate family, throughout our general season. Must show military ID. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

AAA Discount

$1 off admission for AAA members. Must show current AAA card. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

1900 Farm


Living History Farms is located in Urbandale, IA, and is easily accessible from Interstate 35/80 (Exit 125, Hickman).

Living History Farms

11121 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Us


Admissions/museum shop: Tu-Sa, 9am-4pm during regular season
Office hours: M-F, 8:30am-4:30pm year-round


Free Parking

Living History Farms offers plenty of parking outside of the Visitor Center, and it is always free!

Snack Shop

The Snack Shop on the north side of the Flynn Mansion, offers beverages and a rotating variety of snacks such as chips, candies, and ice cream treats.


Take home a piece of history by shopping at the Living History Farms MarketPlace Museum Store! Members receive a 10% discount when you show your card.

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