John Wayne Birthplace & Museum

205 S. John Wayne Dr.
Winterset, IA 50273- Map It
Phone: (515) 462-1044

AAA Editor Notes

John Wayne Birthplace & Museum is at 205 S. John Wayne Dr. The site includes the 1800s birthplace, a four-room house restored to its 1907 appearance, the actor's birth year. Displays include photographs of the actor and memorabilia from his movie career. Interactive exhibits, a courting cart from the 1952 movie “The Quiet Man” and a video documentary about his career are featured in the adjacent museum. A nine-foot statue also is on display. Docents are available to answer questions.
$15; $14 (ages 60+); $8 (ages 8-12).
Hours: Open daily 10-5, Mar.-Oct.; 10-4, rest of year. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.