Agricultural & Industrial
  • Antique Acres

    Antique Acres

    7610 Waverly Road , Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    319-987-2380 (Primary)
    319-230-3492 (Alternate)

     A modern 70-site campground. Antique Acres is a private organization whose members own, preserve and display working examples of antique threshing, steam, plowing and saw milling machinery. Antique Acres was incorporated in 1964 to purchase 80 acres of land and to organize what has become an annual "Old Time Power Show", held each August on this site. A museum on the grounds features a large collection of old farm machinery, including items more than 100 years old.

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  • Three Pines Farm

    Three Pines Farm

    9611 Wagner Road , Cedar Falls, IA 50613

    Hours vary based on class offerings.

    Three Pines Farm is a fifth-generation family farm, rich with history and beauty, nestled in the heart of the Cedar Valley of Iowa.

    Three Pines Farm offers hands-on workshops and retreats on traditional crafts, cooking, and fine arts in a beautiful studio space, surrounded by scenic countryside views and a precious farm family of baby goats and chickens. 

    Looking for a fun activity or team building event? Three Pines Farm has private cooking and crafting event options. Or, simply enjoy gathering in their barn studio for your next business retreat, or special family occasion.  

    Coming in summer 2020, rentals in their historic big red barn (their vintage barn studio is currently open for smaller group rentals)! 

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  • Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

    Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

    1927 E. Orange Rd. , Waterloo, IA 50701

    April 30 - September
    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

    Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - Sunset
    Sunday: 11:00 am - Sunset

    November - April 29
    Office Hours: By appointment only
    Garden Access: Sunrise to Sunset

    40 acres of beauty to explore featuring an award winning Children’s Garden, 4 acre Butterfly Meadow, Rose Garden, stunning daylily and hosta collections, unique Mosaïcultures and a one acre Master Gardener’s Orchard.  
    Admission: Adult $5; Children ages 5-18 $2; Children age 4 and younger enter free and members enter free.  

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  • Grout Museum of History & Science

    Grout Museum of History & Science

    503 South Street , Waterloo, IA 50701

    Nationally accredited museum features outstanding exhibitions and programs reflecting the local environment and area history. 

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  • Hansen's Dairy

    Hansen's Dairy

    8461 Lincoln Road , Hudson, IA 50643

    April - October:
    Make a reservation for a hands-on tour at 3:30 pm, Monday through Saturday.  Book online at

    Educational and entertaining, visitors ride the trolley to the farm, feed a calf, milk a cow, pet the kangaroos, make butter, and try all of our products (including ice cream)! 

    Hansen's Dairy is a family-owned farm and creamery in Hudson, Iowa. Products can be purchased at Hansen's Tour Center, their Waterloo or Cedar Falls stores, or from one of their vendors.

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  • John Deere Engine Works Tour

    John Deere Engine Works Tour

    3801 W. Ridgeway Avenue , Waterloo, IA 50704


    Visit the John Deere Engine Works to watch an engine being built from start to finish. 

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  • John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

    John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum

    500 Westfield Avenue , Waterloo, IA 50701

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday: Closed

    Explore interactive displays, marvel at classic machines, and get an up-close look at rare John Deere artifacts. At the John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum, we bring history to life. Witness our evolution from horse drawn to horsepower, and discover how the innovations of the past help to shape our future!

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  • John Deere Tractor Assembly Tour

    John Deere Tractor Assembly Tour

    3500 E. Donald Street , Waterloo, IA 50704

    John Deere Tractor Cab Assembly Operations is home to the final assembly of 7, 8 and 9 Series tractors. Tours are reserved on a first contacted, first reserved basis by appointment and based on availability. Tours are offered Monday-Friday at 8:00 am, 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. 

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  • Silos & Smokestacks

    Silos & Smokestacks

    305 W. Park Avenue , Waterloo, IA 50701

    The story of American agriculture comes to life within this 37-county region in northeast Iowa. From dairy farms and museums to vineyards and tractor plants, join us for an agriculture experience you won't find anywhere else. An affiliated Area of the National Park Service.

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