Vesterheim Norwegian – American Museum


502 W Water St
Decorah, IA 52101
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Phone: 563-382-9681
Fax: 563-382-8828

This national treasure tells the story of American immigration and agriculture through the lens of the Norwegian-American experience. Vesterheim’s world-class exhibitions and 12 historic buildings include farm homesteads, a black-smith shop, a grist mill, a drying shed, and the Painter-Bernatz Mill, built in 1851 on its current location.┬áThe mill is on the National Register of Historic Places and showcases agriculture. Come for interesting history and amazing folk art.


May-Oct, daily 9-5. Nov-Apr, daily 10-4.


$10 adults, $8 seniors 65+ and $5 children 7-18 yrs. Free on first Thursday of every month.

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