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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

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

International Wrestling Institute and Museum

Museum features Olympic, collegiate and pro wrestling history. Displays on famous athletes include Iowa's Olympic champion Dan Gable, Frank Gotch and Verne Gagne. Pro wrestling hall of fame. Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa.

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.

Newton, IA Arboretums

Newton Kart Klub

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

Newton, IA Kart Racing

Things to do near Newton, IA

Salorville Lake Hunting

Public hunting is permitted on the Saylorville Lake Project, provided all State of Iowa and Iowa Department of Natural Resour...

Jet Karting

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

Prairie View Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Salorville Lake Camping

Salorville Lake has several choices when it comes to Camping, Lodging and Day Use areas. Below is a list of some of the area...

Wallace House

Restored Italianate Victorian was home of the first Henry Wallace -- national leader in agriculture and conservation, and edi...