National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

Tractors and horses and tractors and barns and tractors and machines and tractors. If you love tractors, toys, or fun museums check out the National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa – the Farm Toy Capital of the World!

National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

At the National Farm Toy Museum you can explore the thousands of vintage and modern farm toys on display. Around 30,000 of them!

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Yes, there are a lot of toy tractors but you’ll also find toy horses, barns, silos, cows, and other farm machinery in miniature form. There are wooden toys, plastic toys, metal toys, scale models, miniature replicas, and more all packed into glass displays and dioramas across two floors. Some of them dating all the way back to the 1800s.

National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

The museum is dedicated to preserving the history of agriculture through farm toy collecting and, along with admiring toys, you can also learn more about toy production, farming, and harvests along the way.

The concept behind the museum was dreamed up by Dave Bell and Claire Scheibe, founders of the Ertl Company, in 1986. Dyersville was the natural choice to display these collectibles: it is home to three major farm toy companys: Ertl Company (TOMY), Scale Model Toys, and SpecCast Collectibles. It is also home to the annual National Farm Toy Show.

National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

While you’re in Dyersville be sure to also stop at these other Iowa tourist attractions: the Field of Dreams movie site and the Ghost Players mural.

National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa
National Farm Toy Museum in Dyersville, Iowa

Looking for more things to see in Dyersville, Iowa? While you’re there also check out the Field of Dreams Movie Site and Ghost Players Mural.


National Farm Toy Museum

Address: 1110 16th Ave SE, Dyersville, IA 52040
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Cost: $7.00 Adult, $6.00 Senior, $5.00 Junior (6-17), Free Youth (5 & under)
See the museum’s official website for up to date hours and admission costs


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The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book - Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip! By Valerie Bromann

The Road Trip Journal & Activity Book

Everything You Need to Have and Record an Epic Road Trip!

BY Valerie Bromann

Enjoy fun games and challenges to pass the time on your next road trip and have a keepsake to look back on for years to come with this entertaining must-have for your next vacation.

The road trip you’ve been dreaming of starts here! Journal about your stops and get to know your fellow passengers with activities and exercises designed to pass the time and bring you closer together. Instead of “Are we there yet?” you’ll find yourself asking, “We’re there already?”. Complete with prompts you can turn to while driving between locations, this journal will one day be a memento of your life-changing trip.