Visitor Information


    Planning a trip to the Heartland Museum?  Here is information to help with your visit:


    SUMMER HOURS:  Open Memorial weekend through Labor Day

                      Hours: Monday thru Saturday 10-3 pm until Labor Day

    SEPTEMBER HOURS:  Open Saturdays in September 10-3

    OPEN YEAR ROUND by appointment!  Call 515-602-6000 to set up your appointment time

    (Plan at least two hours to view the entire musuem, 2:00 pm last admission sales duiring summer hours)


    Admission: $12- Adults

    $6- Children 5-13

    Free- Children Under 5

     Admission gets you into the entire museum: the main building and the Red Shed featuring Big Bud

     Free parking

     Wheelchairs available


    Location: 119 9th St. SW

    Clarion, IA 50525

     Museum is located on the west side of Clarion, south side of Highway 3

    Heartland Museum Gift Shop:

    Gifts for everyone!  Select kitchen and dining room items, locally made items; hats, teddy bears, tractors, books, souvenirs, and more!

    Gift shop is open same hours as the museum, shoppers welcome.  

    Places to stay (click on the blue links below for more information):

    Clarion Hometown Inn   

    1001 Central Ave. W

    Clarion, IA 50525

    (515) 293-6647


    Boulders Inn & Suites

    500 Central Ave. W

    Clarion, IA 50525

    (515) 602-6634


    Click below for camping information:


    For additional information on visiting Clarion:

    Call (515) 602-6000 or visit

    Chamber & Development Board

    Restaurants, Food & Beverages

    Summer Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day -


    Wednesday and Saturday Afternoons 1:30 to 4:00.


    Open year round by appointment


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