Pella Historical Village

507 Franklin St.
Pella, IA 50219- Map It
(641) 620-9463

AAA Editor Notes

Pella Historical Village is at jct. E. First and Franklin sts. On the site are 24 buildings including a country store with historical artifacts, a log cabin, a replica of Pella's first church, a wooden shoe workshop, a smithy, a sod house and a woodworker's workshop. Other features include a library, a puppet theater, a Delft collection and a Dutch costume display. The Vermeer Mill, a working reproduction 1850s Dutch grain mill, serves as an interpretive center. Highlights include a historical timeline of Pella and a miniature Dutch village. Wyatt Earp's boyhood home, within the village, is furnished in a style typical of the 1880s. Colorful flower gardens line the brick pathways that connect the buildings. With the exception of service animals, pets are not permitted. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$10; $6 (ages 12+ and college students with ID); $2 (ages 5-11); free (military with ID, Memorial Day-Labor Day).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-4, mid-Mar. through Dec. 31. Early closing some holidays; phone ahead. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.