Experience What We Have to Offer!
SUMMER HOURS: SEPTEMBER HOURS:
Open May 27th through Labor Day Open Labor Day and Saturdays
Hours: Monday thru Saturday, 10a-4pm in September 10-4
OPEN YEAR ROUND by appointment PLAN AT LEAST TWO HOURS
Call 515-602-6000 to set up your to view the entire museum
appointment time, any size group! Last admission 2:00 pm
CLOSED: New Year's Day, July 4,
Thanksgiving Day, December 25 (Christmas)
$6 Children 5-13
Free- Children Under 5
*includes the main building, the Heartland Museum Big Red Shed, the Outdoor Learning Center (little red shed), plus the 4-H Schoolhouse Museum! Guided tours available upon request, please request in advance.
(2022 Billboard that was on Interstate 35, just north of Ames)
TOUR GROUPS: Other ag tours in the area include Hagie/John Deere Manufacturing,
where they make sprayers and other farm equipment, and Bayer Crop Science, producer of crop protection products.
SCHOOLS: Call us to arrange a field trip day during the year. We offer hands-on learning
Schools may apply for a grant to pay for the field trip!
Free parking for any type of vehicle!
Heartland Museum Gift Shop
Places to stay, click on the blue button:
1001 Central Ave. W
Clarion, IA 50525
Cobblestone Inn & Suites
500 Central Ave. W
Clarion, IA 50525
For additional information on visiting Clarion and places to go:
Call (515) 602-6000 or visit
Gifts for Everyone!
Select kitchen and dining room items, locally made items; hats, teddy bears, tractors, books, souvenirs, toys, shirts (and more)!
Gift shop is open same hours as the museum, shoppers welcome.
Yes! Bring your camera!
Davis Rosen of Edinburg, Virginia is the first Stamp Challenge Winner of 2023! Davis said of the 25 sites he has visited that Heartland Museum and Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home were two of his favorites! He also said that all the people he has met in small Iowa communities have been very welcoming. Davis left us a review at the museum:"Incredible job putting this museum together. The very best I've seen in 50 states!"