CURRENT HOURS: Events and Programs are cancelled thru April 30 and offices are closed; Employees are working remotely and available by phone and email.


2020 General Season Hours

General touring is currently closed.

Please click on the Events & Programs tab for information on special events, camp registration, Historic Skills Classes and educational programming.

The 2020 season opens May 1, 2020.

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 anytime
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 hot and cold food options, including cold meat sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, and pizza. In May, September, and October, the Summer Kitchen is open Friday and Saturday, 11:30am-2:30pm. From June to August, the Summer Kitchen is open Monday-Saturday, 11:30am-2:30pm.


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. See our store hours here.