Carstens 1880 Farmstead

category : Museums
Late 1880s farmstead and 80-acre working farm exhibit. Home with period furnishings, machinery, tools and artifacts. Two-day farm show the weekend after Labor Day includes steam threshing, antique machinery parade, crafts, food and entertainment.

Admission: Fee
Hours: 1-4 Sun., June-Aug., during September farm show, and by appointment.
Address: I-80 Exit 34
Phone: 712-544-2404

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