CURRENT HOURS: Tuesday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–4p.m.

Hours and Admission

2022 General Season Hours

May 3-October 29, 2022

Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Please arrive before 2:30 p.m. if you wish to tour the farm and town sites of the museum.
If you arrive after 2:30 p.m., your tour will be limited to the town sites.

Special event days:

Tickets will be sold by entry time for Independence Day (July 2) and Applefest (October 1). Otherwise your admission ticket is good all day.

Closed for maintenance:

Tuesday, August 30, and Wednesday, August 31. Reopening for usual days and times on Thursday, September 1.

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Visitor Code of Conduct

During the off-season, we are open for Historic Dinners and Teas, Historic Skills Classes, Day Camps, Barnyard Readers, Historic Home Tours, and other special events.

Admission Prices

(Seniors 60+)
(1 & under)

**Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout their visit.**

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 x 158.

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 to receive discount. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

AAA Discount

$1.00 off admission for AAA cardholder. Must show current AAA card to receive discount. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

1900 Farm


Living History Farms is located in Urbandale, IA, and is easily accessible off the combined Interstate 35/80. (Exit 125 off of Interstate 80.)

Living History Farms

11121 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322

Contact Us


Please call us Mon. – Fri.
8:30am - 4:30pm


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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