Clarion, Iowa: Heartland Museum

Houses a Streetscapes of Yesteryear and an Ag Hall with tractors and farm toys. A very Iowa place.

Heartland Museum

Address:
119 9th St. SW, Clarion, IA
Directions:
Heartland Museum. West edge of town. From Hwy 3/220th St. turn south onto 9th St. SW. Museum entrance on the left.
Hours:
Summer M-Sa 10-3, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
515-602-6000
Admission:
Adults $12.
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Big Bud, World's Largest Tractor

The tractor is no longer at the Heartland Museum.

[Tanner, 10/03/2020]

It's always hard to keep an attraction on wheels in one place, even something as big as Big Bud. The tractor was stationary for eight years, but this summer it was outfitted with giant new tires and is now in Big Sandy, Montana, although not currently on display.

Museum.

Heartland Museum

Over 90 restored tractors. Recreated indoor Main Street USA streets. 4-H Schoolhouse Museum. Large collection of farm and construction toys. Home to the Iowa Hat Lady, Alvina Sellers, and her partial collection of hats. In a separate building: Big Bud, the largest farm tractor in the world.

[Melody Lager, 07/05/2018]

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