Carstens 1880 Farmstead – Shelby, Iowa

Carstens FarmsteadCarstens 1880 Farmstead – Shelby, Iowa

This farm museum consists of two homes, several farm buildings, and antique farm equipmentin Shelby, Iowa. Many of the structures were built in the early 1880s. Thier motto is "preserving and celebrating Iowa’s farm history." 

The farmstead is the home of Carstens Farm Days, held the first weekend after Labor Day each September. The Farmstead is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tours are available.

Admission is just $4 for adults and $2 for students and seniors.

Directions – take Exit 34 off of Interstate Highway I-80, Shelby, Iowa 51570

Hours – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, June — August

Phone – 712-544-2404  


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