National Farm Toy Museum Dyersville

Where is it at?

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National Farm Toy Museum
1110 16th Ave.
Tel: 563 875-2727


The museum is located at the junction of US Highway 20 (exit 294) and state road 136.

Where are we going today?

Toys AND learning? Could it possibly be? Yep! At the National Farm Toy Museum, there are thousands of toys and exhibits located on it's two floors for kids to learn from and explore!

As they walk around the exhibits, they can learn all about the history of agriculture through fascinating farm toys - from original artworks to dioramas.   The museum has all the brands you know and love - from John Deere, Massey Gerguso to Case IH - just to name a few!

The great thing about the National Farm Toy Museum is that you don't have to know much about tractors or farming to enjoy your time there. It's for everyone!

The farm toy museum came about from just an idea and a passion from enthusiastic collections and hobbyists - and a small collection great into needing more space, and thus the museum was born! So the people behind the museum truly love what they do, so will be happy to answer any questions about the toys or the farms that you might have. It's also the only way you will learn! 

The museum pays tribute to the farm machinery of yesterday, and today - with thousands of miniature replicas on display, as well as being home to five farm toy stores, three farm toy companies, two national farm toy shows, and a partridge in a pear only kidding, the last one is the Summer Farm Toy Show! 

Just one of the many events the National Farm Toy Museum hold annually so make sure you check the dates and put them in your diary so you don't miss out! 

Put on those wellies, and get into the farm spirit because you’re off to the National Farm Toy Museum! 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$5.00
  • Children$3.00 (Ages 6 - 17)
  • Free Under: Age five and under

When can we go?

8:00am - 6:00pm

Daily, but closed New Years Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Teachers corner

If you do want to bring the students down, call ahead of time to arrange something! .

Any Top Tips?

There are some fun kids activities on the website that they can do before or after their visit! .

Doing our bit

The museum always do their best to hold the best events, and keep the collections well preserved. It's their passion! If you want to help, they are always looking for donations. .

Need a little extra help?

If you do have mobility disabilities, just call them before you arrive to see how accessible the museum is. .

Can I get one of those?

They do supply a list of toy vendors if you want to start your own collection! .

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