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Heartland Acres Agribition Center

2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence, IA 50644-2762
+1 319-332-0123
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Lots to see and worth a stop to visit.

One of those places one is likely to pass by and not notice. It is worth a visit though we don't... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
singingaccordionist
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Ames, Iowa
Tons of activities

This attraction is right off of highway 20 which makes it a great place to stop for a few hours... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
mat211
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Independence, Iowa
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“schoolhouse” (2 reviews)
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2600 Swan Lake Blvd, Independence, IA 50644-2762
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

One of those places one is likely to pass by and not notice. It is worth a visit though we don't think they should charge $10 per person. The sign posted on the door of this price is likely to turn people away. A lower...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This attraction is right off of highway 20 which makes it a great place to stop for a few hours. There are lots of things to do including animals and many building activities.They have old cars and activities especially for children. They also have a...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This was great, they change things around every so often and you get to tour the whole thing along with the kids getting to do the Halloween activities.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Lots and lots of exhibits and very knowledgeable staff. Everything is displayed very well with a wide range of antiques.

Thank lwstein22
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went through the museum with some friends of ours named Barb and John Maxwell who have a 1917 maxwell car in the museum. Place is loaded with cars (even a solar car), corn items and much, much more. Old schoolhouse is also on this property...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Having never been to the Center before, it was nice to find that it was just down the 'street' from the Best Western Inn, easily arrived at from Hwy 20.. The facility was spacious and provided tech facilities (double screen for sync) for the presentation.

Thank Sherrill M
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is on my one of the things to do list. Have heard many good things about here but have never visited. Have been invited to wedding receptions and meetings but have not had the opportunity to attend and visit the museum.

Thank Wapsieyorkies
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Excellent displays of agricultural history. Also an automobile display that is excellent for a small town museum. Great place for a family visit.

Thank SFF727
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great variety of activities and very personable staff. Lots of historical items, farming education for kids, animals such as chickens, long horn cattle, old schoolhouse still set up, worlds largest tractor "big bud", numerous classic cars, lots of antiques including tractors, Penny press.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We took our grandchildren here more than once. Super place for the kids to explore, but also interesting for the adults. Big Bud is an amazing tractor!

1  Thank toddle97
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