Ludwig Welk Farmstead: Lawrence Welk Birthplace is .7 mi. n. on US 83, then 2 mi. w. and .2 mi. n. via a driveway, following signs to 845 88th St. S.E. An informal guided tour, which lasts about 30 minutes, takes visitors through the childhood home of the well-known musician/bandleader. The farmstead comprises a barn, other outbuildings and the restored residence, which is furnished with 1920s antiques.