Wessels Living History Farm is a hands-on, working farm. Activities for all ages, something for everyone. Tour the 1917 house, post and beam barn, granary, and other outbuildings of the farm. Climb up on Dave Wessels’ antique tractors, visit the 1905 church and learn something old in the rural schoolhouse. Check out the gift shop for locally made items. Closed Mon-Weds (only open for classes & by appt.) Open Thurs-Sat 10 am-4 pm, and Sundays 1 pm- 4 pm beginning June 1st, 2020. Special tours, events, and space rental is available year-round. The farm is a great destination for weddings, family reunions, field trips, and other gatherings. Experience life on a 1900s farm!
A terrific break on the Prairie – The Wessels Living History Farm is easily located at the I80 Highway 81 intersection. This museum takes you to the 1920’s and life on the prairie. The home, barn, granary, church and school let you experience places people of the 1920’s lived, worked, learned and worshiped. The docents at the farm can connect you to the life experiences. Special events match the seasons, Christmas, harvest, etc, provide unique opportunities for learning. During the school year and summer, students are provided living history classes. Two building provide the opportunity to see period tractors and equipment.