Arms, Armor and Art. Come and see a world class museum on the Great River Road. Authentic arms and armor used by Grecians, Romans, Dark Age Warriors, Vikings, Crusaders, and Renaissance “Knights in Shining Armor.” Open 1-4 Fridays and Saturdays year round. Sundays Memorial Day to Labor Day. Group days by appointment.
Agricultural heartland. Local museums. Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park. Four Daughters Winery. Good Earth Village. America’s Best Value Inn & Suites. South Park & Spring Valley Pool. Wilderfest. Root River Antique Engine and Tractor Show. Ag Days.
Living the dream! Located 25 miles west of Dubuque, Iowa, on Hwy 20. Call us today for a FREE visitor guide. Homemade pies, Becker Woodcarving Museum, Heritage House, Field of Dreams, National Farm Toy Museum, Basilica, Dyer-Botsford Historial House and Doll Museum.
Museum & genealogy library. Willie’s Grocery exhibit, country school house, Pietenpol hangar & aircraft, Oliver tractor collection, antique agricultural equipment, sinkhole exhibit. Near the start of the Root River Bike Trail. Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4pm. No admission charge to the museum.
Home of John Froelich’s invention of the first gasoline tractor. Tour highlights 1891 General Store and Post Office, replicas of Froelich’s first tractor, 1866 one room school, blacksmith shop and warehouse, railroad depot and train cars, barn and semi building. Open May 12 – Sept 30: Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 11am-5pm plus first two weekends in October.