Nelson Pioneer Farm
A project of Mahaska County Historical Society Inc.


Daily Visits at the Farm

Members of the

Mahaska County Historical Society are admitted to the Nelson Farm grounds and Museum buildings for free during open museum hours and all events. 

Visitors to the NPFM are welcome for all events and daily visits. Please enter at the museum building unless otherwise directed.


Adults - $7.00 

Children 4-16 - $2.00

Children 3 and younger: FREE

Experience the world of a pioneer farmer at Nelson Pioneer Farm. Over a century of farm equipment and tools, plows and tractors are displayed to explore and study. 

Visit any of the century old buildings from Mahaska County that tell the story of the people that lived, laughed and worked here. Mott's General Store was more than a convenience store, it was a community. 


Events at the Farm 2017