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 - RV parking available

     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:

    Giftsfor Everyone! 
    Select kitchen and dining room items, locally made items; hats, teddy bears, tractors,
    books, souvenirs, toys 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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