CURRENT HOURS: Open for classes & special events only • Touring season resumes in May 2022

Member Benefits

a family poses in front of the 1850 log houseYour 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, Grain Harvest, Historic Baseball Games, Applefest, Ioway Culture Day, and more.
  • Monthly member updates in Friends of the Farms newsletter.
  • Option to add memberships to the Blank Park Zoo and Science Center of Iowa. Visit for details.


couple with dogMember discounts at Living History Farms:


camp kid jumping in the creekMembers-Only Advance Registration:


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, or call 515-278-5286 x158.

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