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State Center Rose Garden

Landscaped garden in "The Rose Capital of Iowa" features varieties of old and new roses, along with a gazebo. Garden is lighted from 8-11 nightly.

State Center, IA Gardens

Grimes Farm and Conservation Center

Visit reconstructed prairies, wetlands with boardwalk trails, forests, minimum tillage croplands, and nature center.

Marshalltown, IA Wildlife Areas

Marshall County Historical Museum

View interpretive exhibits on Marshall County history, from the prehistoric to the present.

Marshalltown, IA Museums

Matthew Edel Blacksmith Shop

Visit 19th-century blacksmith shop operated until 1940 by German immigrant Matthew Edel. Shop remains as he left it in 1940.

Haverhill, IA Pioneer History

Jet Karting

Rental racing, WKA-sanctioned races on .6-mile asphalt road course.

Marshalltown, IA Kart Racing

Marshalltown Speedway

Iowa's fastest high-banked quarter-mile dirt oval. At the Marshall County Fairgrounds.

Marshalltown, IA Speedways

Taylor #4 Country School

This turn-of-the-century one-room schoolhouse is furnished with fixtures and equipment from Marshall County schools and depicts a typical Iowa educational experience of the era.

Marshalltown, IA Pioneer History

Binford House

Italianate-style 1874 home with Italian marble, curved staircase, walnut built-ins. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. Catered refreshments and meals available by arrangement.

Marshalltown, IA Famous Homes

Watson's Grocery Store Museum

Watson's Grocery Store Museum, built in 1895 and continuously operated until the mid 1980'

State Center, IA Museums

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