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Living History Farms, Urbandale

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  • I had a great time at the Triskaideka Dinner at the 1870s Tangen house. The night was all about Victorian superstitions (Triskaideka means 13), so it was the perfect Halloween activity. It was very at...  more »
  • Two grand parents and two grandchildren ages 11 and 8. A wonderful experience. The "shop owners" explanations and demonstrations were easily understood by the grandchildren.  more »
  • This was like traveling back in time and so fun and informative. The Blacksmith was super informative and friendly.Really enjoyed listening to him explain what he does. All the other flks were wonderf...  more »
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  • We always have fun here! Such knowledgeable folks, excellent exhibits and so many things to do. This is our first year with a family membership and we are enjoying it thoroughly.
  • My book club did one of their dinners around the Christmas holiday and it was a fantastic experience. We heard a brief history of the family and the farm whilst sitting by the fire drinking mulled wine. It felt very authentic and the ladies were fantastic hosts. Our book club plans to do this again! It was lovely. Also, the food was delicious. I highly recommend doing the dinners they have here. Be prepared because you'll need to go to the website and book one of these dinners several weeks in advance.
  • It was fun, we went for July 4th. But the price didn't make sense. $15 per person and then many of the events inside cost additional money as well. Not sure it's worth any regular attendance for $50 a visit by the time I pay for the whole family. Which is too bad because it's a beautiful bit of history.
  • I have driven past this place for years on our trips back and forth between northern MN and southern MO. I will most definitely be back to explore more. Great place for children to have an adventure.
  • I have been to LHF many times over the years and love it every time. It is great to get a chance to see the history of Iowa. It makes it much easier for kids to learn.

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