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Barn Tours

The Iowa Barn Foundation holds two Barn Tours each year, the All-State Barn Tour (September) and the Spring Barn Tour (June).  While our self-guided tours are free and open to the public, they are made possible by our generous member donors.  Please consider becoming a member donor today to help save Iowa’s historic barns, and you will receive our spring and fall magazines in your mailbox which include barn articles and detailed tour guides.

Upcoming Tours:

June 22-23, 2024 – Our spring tour will be held in Black Hawk and Tama counties featuring 11 barns that can be toured inside and out.  The tour is free and open to the public, made possible by our member donors.   Click here for an online tour map and full details on each of the barns.  If you would like a paper map, sign up to become a member donor to receive our magazine with details, a map, and stories about barns on the tour.  Click here to to purchase a Saturday lunch at the Frost Barn (advance purchase recommended)..

September 14-15, 2024 – Our fall all-state tour will feature over 90 barns across the entire state.

June 21-22, 2025 – Our spring tour will be held in Cedar County with the Saturday lunch hosted at the Bicket-Rate Historical Preserve Barn (details coming in early 2025).

September 13-14, 2025 – Our fall all-state tour will feature over 70 barns across the entire state (details coming in June, 2025).


2023 Fall All-State Tour

2023 Fall Round Barn Tour

2023 Spring Tour – Van Buren County