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National Farm Toy Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Interesting to see especially if you are or know a farmer

Lots to see at the museum. We took over an hour to walk through and look a the different displays... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Carol R
Abrams, Wisconsin
Delightful place that exceeds expectations - not just for toy collectors

Perhaps my expectations were low going in since I wasn't a toy collector, I thought, what do I want... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Rick V
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Take a small scale adventure into the history of agriculture! Revel in the Museum's collections of farm toys and unique exhibits on agriculture's amazing history.
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1110 16th Avenue Ct SE, Dyersville, IA 52040-2374
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Lots to see at the museum. We took over an hour to walk through and look a the different displays. Definitely recommend to see if you are a farmer or know anything about farming. They have some older toys that will definitely take you back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Perhaps my expectations were low going in since I wasn't a toy collector, I thought, what do I want here. But, alas, I was delighted by the experience. The tractors are arranged by decade, so one gains an education while enjoying the displays. Plus, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rick V
Amanda S, Manager at National Farm Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for the thoughtful review. We are so pleased to have exceeded your expectations!

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This museum is great for all ages. I took my children AND my parents to the National Farm Toy museu, and EVERYONE gave it a thunbs up! This can be paired with other Dyersville attractions including the Basilica as well as the Field of Dreams....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Amanda S, Manager at National Farm Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks for the review WE are so glad that everyone enjoyed themselves!

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped because we were passing by enjoyed seeing to how no idea that there had been that many different types of toys about farming.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amanda S, Manager at National Farm Toy Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

We are so glad you wandered our way! Thank you,

Reviewed 31 July 2018

This museum has grown (2-3X larger) than the last time I visited. It is two stories and has tons of antique and modern farm toys. It tells you the story of when farm toys first started and progressed over time. There are a couple of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Definitely a learning experience--I never knew so many toys of farm equipment were made, and that were so many manufacturers of the real life farm equipment. Lots of model displays too that were fun to look at.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

A good stop if you like farm toys and the history of farm machinery. It seems like the exhibits were fewer in number from the last time we stopped here. We could see everything in 30-45 min. The loud music from the fitness center next...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank monnie377
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Interesting little museum and would be heaven for farmers and farm toy collectors. We''ve passed this many times and finally stopped. There's gazillions of toy tractors and stuff this city boy has no idea what were used for. I'm glad we finally stopped and although...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank oldfolkie
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This museum is dedicated to the history of the farm toy. I never knew there were so many! Two floors and several rooms filled with different farm toys and implements. The museum has a nice little gift shop. A worthwhile stop if you are in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JeffM1951
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We finally got the opportunity to stop in to see the national Farm Toy Museum after having gone past on the several trips to see our son and his family in Dubuque. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the many models that were made, along with an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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10 July 2018|
Response from JeffM1951 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the museum is handicap accessible, but I am not 100% sure. The aisles are certainly wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair and there is an elevator to take you to the second floor. I can't remember the cost... More
Robert P
10 August 2017|
Response from Zimmer02 | Reviewed this property |
Being a public facility, I would think it's handicap accessible. I tried getting discounts for our group with little success. It was still worth the admission!