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Swedesburg, Iowa: Swedesburg Museum, Dala Horse

Features an impressively large outdoor sculpture of a Dala horse from Sweden.

Swedesburg Museum

Address:
199 James Ave., Swedesburg, IA
Directions:
Dala Horse next to museum, James Ave and Park St. Straw goat at SW corner of US 218 and 140th St. 41.104990, -91.542809
Phone:
319-254-2317
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Swedesburg Museum, Dala Horse

The museum the horse resides by has exhibits covering the history of Swedish settlers in southeast Iowa, along with a nice assortment of gift items. Plus, you can find out the significance of both the Dala Horse and nearby straw goat. The museum itself is in a building on The National Historic Register.

[Deanna B, 08/05/2023]

Dala Horse.

Swedesburg Museum

Yeah, the goat appears to be long gone. But there's a giant Swedish horse around the corner, so it's not a total waste of a trip, even if you're there on a Sunday/Wednesday when the museum is closed.

[Micky, 10/15/2014]

The goat is at a nearby location, at the entrance to town off the highway.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Swedish Straw GoatSwedish Straw Goat, Swedesburg, IA - < 1 mi.
Kylie the GorillaKylie the Gorilla, Olds, IA - 2 mi.
Statue Of LibertyStatue Of Liberty, Mount Pleasant, IA - 10 mi.
In the region:
The Sitting Man, Iowa City, IA - 39 mi.

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