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Jasper County Historical Museum


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The history of Jasper County is depicted by a 40-foot bas relief mural. Exhibits include washing machine display, Maytag memorabilia, displays from four Newton-based companies, 150-million-year-old dinosaur tracks, agricultural display, and 1875 barn. See Victorian and 1930s-era homes, country store, church, school, antique furniture store and post office. Working blacksmith shop open by arrangement.


Admission: Fee
Hours: 1-4:30 daily, May-Sep.
Address: 1700 S. 15th Ave. W.
Phone: 641-792-9118
Our Email: jascomus@iowatelecom.net
Our Website:www.jaspercountymuseum.org

Come visit us in Newton, Iowa

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Maytag Dairy Farms

The manufacturer of world-famous Maytag Blue Cheese, Maytag Dairy Farms, welcomes visitors to a cheese shop overlooking the cheese plant and farm. View a 10-minute video covering the history of this famous cheese, and enjoy samples at the end of the tour.

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Newton Kart Klub

Enjoy weekend races on this 1/8 mile dirt oval go-cart track.

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Jasper County Historical Museum

The history of Jasper County is depicted by a 40-foot bas relief mural. Exhibits include washing machine display, Maytag memorabilia, displays from four Newton-based companies, 150-million-year-old dinosaur tracks, agricultural display, and 1875 barn. See Victorian and 1930

Newton, IA Museums


Newton Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Collection of native and introduced trees and plants used to beautify Iowa's landscape. Annuals, perennials, hostas, roses, ornamental grasses. Prairie water garden. Paved walking path.

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