American Gothic House & Center

300 American Gothic St, Eldon, Iowa 52554 USA

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  • Outdoor
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“Grab your pitchforks & stand!”

In 1930, painter Grant Wood took a tour of a small Iowa town, and spotted the perfect house for a painting he’d had in mind. Armed with a sketch of the house he quickly made, he went home to Cedar Rapids and painted American Gothic. The house still stands to this day, and is visited by thousands of people each year.

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Sunday Drive Roadside Attraction? Yes, this is truly One...The volunteer Host made it a wonderful Hour of Fun, Learning, Laughing, and something to remember... Definitely get dressed up and take... Read more

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America's most iconic work of art was born in dinky Eldon Iowa!!! Now a historic spot with adjacent visitors center, it's a MUST SEE stop while rambling rural Iowa. The visitors center is well... Read more

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Grant Wood! This is THE house from the iconic painting. Everyone knows the painting of the dude with the pitchfork and the girl standing next to him in front of a white house. This is the white... Read more

American Gothic House & Center

300 American Gothic St
Eldon, Iowa
52554 USA

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Closed Now
  • Wed - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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