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The Dumont Museum was on our list of things to see in Iowa and it was right up the road from our overnight stay at the Belva Deer Inn on Hwy 92. I would review that property but I can not find it listed in...More
The Dumont houses a wonderful and eclectic collection of classic tractors, massive train sets, and other toys and items. The train displays are huge and are wonderfully done. The tractor collection will appeal to both tractor specialists and kids. We brought our 7-year-old here today...More
A well-done display of nice old tractors, toy trains, old (1950s-1970s) toys, and Roy Rogers memorabilia. There's a lot of stuff, but it's not overwhelming. Everything is clean and well-lit, and you can browse at your leisure. The train layouts are impressive, and they probably...More
The place was great to visit in that it had some great American items - Ertl Toys, Barbie Doll collection, Roy Rogers Comics, etc. There were three great train set ups, probably 20 total train tracks filling a 40 ft x 40 ft part of...More
Have you seen: 1-a model train layout that takes up a WHOLE machine shed and that's just ONE of the layouts that are FILLED with everything moving or lighting up or even smoking as an office building is simulated on fire 2-a large room filled...More
We stopped by to see Lyle's Oilver tractor display, but were captivated by his skill at putting together miniature train displays. They are lit up and he is not finished with them yet. It is amazing and you will stand there with your mouth open...More
I had heard that this museum had a beautiful collection of restored Oliver Tractors, but I had no idea all of the other neat collections this museum had. When we walked in the door, we immediately saw this impressive (and huge, working) Lionel Tractor display....More
In the summer they are 10-5 on weekends, and by appointment on weekdays. I would suggest that you ring to confirm regardless just to be sure. It is a great place for kids, and superb for tractor buffs.