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Harold Warp Pioneer Village


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Harold Warp Pioneer Village Visited by five million people from every state in the nation and many foreign countries. The display items are so well arranged in chronological order of developemnt that they can all be seen by walking less than a mile. Yet, some folks spend days here on one admission fee, as each item is historically described.

Village includes
  • Main Building
  • Elm Creek Fort
  • The People's Store
  • Bloomington Land Office
  • Fire House
  • Lowell Depot
  • Country School
  • Sod House
  • China House
  • Church
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • Horse Barn
  • Homes And Shops Building
  • Antique Farm Machinery Building
  • Antique Tractor And Truck Building
  • Livery Stable
  • Antique Cars
  • Chevrolets And Other Cars
  • Fords
  • Studebakers
  • Motorcycles
  • Snowmobiles
  • Agricultural Building And Steam
  • Tractors
  • Blacksmith Shop
  • Pony Express Barn
  • Pony Express Station
  • Home Appliance Building
  • Hobby House
  • Snack Bar
  • Pioneer Village Motel
  • Pioneer Village Restaurant
  • Pioneer Village Camp Grounds
  • Airport


Admission: Adult $9.00 + tax. Children ages 5 - 12 $4.00 + tax. Under age 5 Free.
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm with extended summer hours. We are open every day of the year, including all major Holidays, except Christmas Day.
Address: 12 Miles South of I-80 from Exit 279
Phone: 800-445-4447
Our Email: Manager@PioneerVillage.com
Our Website:www.pioneervillage.com
Each admission includes a free pass for the second day and a discount at the motel or the campground that are next door to the museum.
Group rates available for groups of 10 or more.
Call 1-800-445-4447 for Group Information.

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