The Only John Wayne Museum In The World Is Located In His Iowa Hometown

If you’re looking for one of Iowa’s most unique attractions, head to the charming town of Winterset. Here, you’ll find the childhood home of the American superstar John Wayne. Read below to see the treasure you’ll find hiding in small town Iowa.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Address: 205 S. John Wayne Drive, Winterset, IA, 50273

*Open Daily: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for most of the year, and closing at 4 p.m. December through February.

Did you know that the Duke was born here in the Hawkeye State? Read about 12 more famous people from Iowa here.

Address: 205 S John Wayne Dr, Winterset, IA 50273, USA