Member Benefits

family at the 1900 farm

  • Free general admission to Living History Farms for one year.
  • Free admission to special events during general season May-October, including Independence Day, Historic Baseball, Grain Harvest, Applefest, our History Happy Hour series, Pioneer Wedding, Ioway Culture Day, and more.
  • Your membership supports Living History Farms’ mission to educate, entertain and connect people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences.
  • Free Member Morning activities, monthly throughout our general season.
  • 10% discount at the MarketPlace Museum Store and at the Snack Shop.
  • 15% discount and early registration for Historic Skills Classes at Living History Farms.
  • 15% discount and early registration for Day Camp.
  • Discount and early registration for Historic Dinners.
  • Children in costume at Family HalloweenDiscount admission for select special events outside of the general season, including Family Easter, Halloween, and Christmas.
  • 10% discount for Living History Farms rental facilities.
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 200 other museums across the country, through the Time Travelers program.
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  • Discounted admission at select outdoor history museums across the country.
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  • Subscription to Living History Farms’ monthly member updates, with trivia and prizes.
  • Option to add memberships to the Blank Park Zoo and Science Center of Iowa for additional benefits– Visit for details!

Member discounts from our Community Partners

  • 10% discount at neighboring Hotel Renovo.
  • 10% discount when you dine at the neighboring Machine Shed Restaurant.
  • 20% discount for up to 6 guests at Spaghetti Works Des Moines.

Purchase or renew your membership

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