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Maasdam Barns

Hwy 1 South, Fairfield, IA
+1 641-472-3235
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great farming history

This attraction shows what farming methods were like in the early 20th century. Has different... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Edward M
Farm Equipment Museum & Trails

The location is very pleasent. I have not yet found the museum open. However, I was able to view... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Logan T
Fairfield, Iowa
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Hwy 1 South, Fairfield, IA
+1 641-472-3235
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This attraction shows what farming methods were like in the early 20th century. Has different Implements and also some livestock

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The location is very pleasent. I have not yet found the museum open. However, I was able to view some old style farm equipment which was outside, and in a stable.

Thank Logan T
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

My wife spent her early childhood on a farm, so it was a great thrill for her to take her city bred grandchildren and somewhat ancient husband to this more than a century old landmark and recount childhood memories. Pretty well preserved, largely through volunteer...More

1  Thank CJPhilip
Reviewed 13 June 2016

A cozy historical experience about Fairfield in its early 20th century history. From 1910 until 1938 the owner of this farm, J. G. Maasdam, raised and sold award-winning draft horses.

1  Thank 6Joseph1008
Reviewed 10 July 2014

This is a small town treat. Old barns, old farm equipment, friendly volunteers, local history. Brought back memories of growing up in a small town in New England. Many of the tools looked like what my father had in his garage (guess my age...). Free,...More

2  Thank spunkymoose
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Incredible history and added attractions are being added to aide travelers! Wonderful people with local history. Lots of photos and history of the Percheron horses!

2  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Not many people know about this place, especially the townies. It is located right next to the highway and the hospital (AmericInn Hotel too). As a barn preservation group goes, the staff of volunteers are dedicated to exposing guests to a rich history. Their tours...More

1  Thank DennisML411
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Love Love Love the friendliness of the volunteers that work at the barns. Fantastic conversations - great recommendations - very helpful - Don't miss this little treasure!

2  Thank TravelingDJ
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