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    Living History Farms

    Never been to it and I was curious what others thought of it.

    Worth a trip? Yay or nay?



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    Re: Living History Farms

    What are you looking for? I went nearly every year for a school field trip. So mostly same info over and over. Neat to see though!! I want to go on one of their event weekends and see the people dressed up and such.



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    Re: Living History Farms

    If your in 5th grade and get to ride the bus and get out of school. Yes it's worth it. Grown adult? not so much. However the Machine Shed resturant right out in front is great though.


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    Re: Living History Farms

    Go to Mingo, look around. Same effect.


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    Re: Living History Farms

    Quote Originally Posted by St810s View Post
    Never been to it and I was curious what others thought of it.

    Worth a trip? Yay or nay?
    Overrated, so keep your expectations in check. But one visit to learn a little about Iowa history wouldn't hurt you. Worth it.



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    Re: Living History Farms

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrevkah View Post
    What are you looking for? I went nearly every year for a school field trip. So mostly same info over and over. Neat to see though!! I want to go on one of their event weekends and see the people dressed up and such.
    Nothing in particular. Was just curious if the Farms would be worth a visit some weekend.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    If your in 5th grade and get to ride the bus and get out of school. Yes it's worth it. Grown adult? not so much. However the Machine Shed resturant right out in front is great though.
    True. I haven't been there since the field trips. Friends have taken their kids though.



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    Re: Living History Farms

    The cross country race there is pretty awesome...



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    Re: Living History Farms

    
$12.50 for Adults

    $11.50 for Senior Citizens (60+)
    Dollar off for Military
    $7 for Children (12 and under)

    Children aged 2 and younger FREE

    Living History Farms Members FREE



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    Re: Living History Farms

    last time i was there was to see the pope ----- long time ago --- very nice



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    Re: Living History Farms

    Quote Originally Posted by St810s View Post
    Nothing in particular. Was just curious if the Farms would be worth a visit some weekend.
    I'd say definitely check it out on the weekend before Thanksgiving...



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    You might want to watch out for water moccasins if you plan on bringing your wife or girlfriend. Also you might not want to go to smelly living history farms because it might be too hot/humid. Just a tip from an expert.



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    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    last time i was there was to see the pope ----- long time ago --- very nice
    I thought it was your childhood home.


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    Re: Living History Farms

    The period meals are kind of cool ... yet expensive.



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