CURRENT HOURS: General touring is closed for the season. Visit Events and Programs for special events.

Member Benefits

family at the 1900 farmYour membership supports Living History Farms’ mission to educate, entertain and connect people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences.

 

Membership Includes:

  • General admission for one year.
  • Free admission to special events including Independence Day, Historic Baseball, Grain Harvest, Applefest, Pioneer Wedding, Ioway Culture Day, Victorian Funeral and more.
  • Free Member Morning events offered monthly May-October. Limited quantity; reserve early.
  • Monthly member updates in Friends of the Farms newsletter, with trivia and prizes.
  • Option to add memberships to the Blank Park Zoo and Science Center of Iowa. Visit trimembership.org for details.

 

Member discounts at Living History Farms:

    • MarketPlace Museum Store – 10% off
    • Snack Shop – 10% offchildren help farmer in fields
    • Historic Skills Classes – 15% off
    • Day Camp – 15% off
    • Historic Dinners – % off varies with dinner selected
    • Living History Farms rental facilities – 10% off
    • Discounted admission for select special events including
      Family Easter, Halloween, and Christmas.

 

Members-Only Advance Registration:

  • Day Camp
  • Historic Dinners
  • Historic Skills Classes

 

Member discounts from our Community Partners:

  • Hotel Renovo – 10% off
  • Machine Shed Restaurant – 10% off
  • Spaghetti Works Des Moines – 20% off for up to 6 guests

 

Reciprocal Agreements:

 

Purchase or renew your membership here

 

Questions? Check out our FAQ, email members@lhf.org, or call 515-278-5286 x158.