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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.

Newton, IA Agriculture

Valle Drive-Inn Theatre

Central Iowa's only remaining drive-in theater is open daily, and children under 11 are admitted free with parents.

Newton, IA Drive-In Theaters

Sugar Grove Vineyards and Gatheringplace

Small country winery with 11-acre vineyard, two-acre pond, abundant wildlife, beautifully landscaped grounds. See a small herd of elk. Free wine tastings and tours of winery. Summer concert series.

Newton, IA Wineries


Newton Kart Klub

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

Newton, IA Kart Racing

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