Francesca’s House – Winterset, Iowa
Francesca’s House – Winterset, Iowa, actually 16 miles from Winterset is the home made famous by the movie "Bridges of Madison County." Both Cummings and Winterset give access to informtion about this house.
Fully restored for the film "Bridges of Madison County", the home’s exterior and interior remain exactly the same as they were for the shooting of the movie and was open to the public for guided tours throughout the summer months.
Located in the northeast corner of the county, the house had been abandoned for over 35 years and was fully restored for the film. The house was damaged by an arson fire on October 6, 2003 and is no longer open for tours.
Location: I-35 take Exit #65 West on G14 – 4 miles to posted signs. Left on 130th St. 1/2 mile to Francesca’s house.