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Living History Farms

  • Region: Northwest
  • 11121 Hickman Road
  • Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Phone: (515) 278-5286
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Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor history museum which educates, entertains and connects people to Midwestern rural life experiences. Touch, play and engage at our working farm sites: 1700 Ioway Indian Farm; 1850 Pioneer Farm; and 1900 Horse-Powered Farm — and in our 1875 Town of Walnut Hill.

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Adults, $15.50; Ages 2-12, $9; Ages 1 & under, free. Senior Citizen (60+), active and retired military (with valid ID, valid for immediate family) and AAA members, $14.50.
  • Hours of Operation: Noon - 4 p.m. Sun; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-Sat.
  • Season: May 1 - August 27, daily; August 30-October 20, Wednesday-Sunday.
  • Self-Guided Tours:
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: We offer free brochures at http://www.lhf.org/en/visit/steer_your_step__visit_guides/ Touring with children under 5; The Science of Life (aimed at children 4-6th grade); Architecture (teens/adults); Historic Textiles (adults); Fitness (adults).
  • Tour Length: 2-4 hrs, arrive by 2 p.m. to tour entire museum.
  • Tour Times: Tours are self guided
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 1050
  • Total Sq. Ft. 2039
  • Reception Capacity 128
  • Space Notes Murray Conference Center is not available during summer months.
  • Theatre Capacity 185
  • Banquet Capacity 128
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 45
  • Outside Catering? true
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
William G. Murray Conference Center
  • Theater Capacity: 115

Family Halloween: Doggone Scary

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 29, 2017
    Starting: 05:30 PM

Family Halloween: Fairy Tales & Super Heroes

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 29, 2017
    From: 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM

Family Halloween: Farmer & Friends

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 29, 2017
    From: 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM

Family Christmas

  • December 2, 2017
    From: 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM