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

Admission

 2211 Nelson Lane - PO Box 278 - Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577   Phone: (641) 672-2989
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Open May through September

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday thru Saturday

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday

Closed Monday

 

Buses and Tour Groups Welcome

Please make advance arrangements by calling  (641) 672-2989

 

Ask the Curator via e-mail

Bradbury Hall Inquiries via e-mail

 

Genealogy Library Hours

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Tuesday & Thursday

during open season

 

Admission Fees

$   7.00 - Adult

$   2.00 - Student (age 5-16)

   FREE - Child (under 5, with adult)

   FREE - Historical Society Member

$ 12.00 - Individual Annual Member

$ 20.00 - Family Annual Member

 

2017 

Spring Field Trip

Nelson Pioneer Farm 

and Museum



The programs at NPFM will enrich your classroom curriculum with hands on activities that emphasize STEAM learning. 

Choose 4 activities to accompany your

 Mahaska County Museum visit.

Select K-2 or 3-6 from the menu to view the activities.

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Note to teachers


We understand that it is easier to gather a large group of students together for a field trip, however, we would like to caution you that large groups do not learn as much nor have as much fun as smaller groups. Classes that visit NPFM are divided into smaller groups of 8-12 children. In the smaller group, the students get more hand's one experience and gain a greater understanding of the activity and correlating historical context. We can accommodate large groups by dividing into groups of more than 12 students, however, the student's experience is limited. We encourage you to schedule back-to-back days or morning and afternoon trips if have more than 36 students to come for a field trip.