On this 40-acre site near Greenfield, Iowa, various outdoor exhibits help interpret the agricultural philosophies, ideas, and achievements of Henry A. Wallace, former secretary of agriculture and one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Vice Presidents.
Visitors can examine artwork and walk through gardens, orchards, prairies, row crops, and trails.
Admission – Fee is charged
Directions – The Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center is located northeast of Orient, Iowa, at 2773 290th Street.
From I-80 take the Stuart exit, go south on P-28 (Stuart Road) for 12 miles to Hwy. 92. Go west on Hwy. 92 for 2 miles. Turn south onto Henry A. Wallace Road (P33) for 5 miles. At 290th Street, turn west for 1/4 mile.
From Greenfield go east on Hwy. 92 for 5 miles. Turn south onto Henry A. Wallace Road (P33) for 5 miles. At 290th Street turn west 1/4 mile.
From Orient go east 3 miles on 300th Street to stop sign. Turn north onto Henry A. Wallace Road (P33) for 2 miles. At 290th Street turn west 1/4 mile.
Hours – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday – Sunday; year-around (closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day)