Just a short scenic drive from Des Moines via Interstates 80 or 35, Winterset is a picturesque and historic community. The Iowa Quilt Museum is located on the South side of the town square in a building that used to house a JC Penney store.


Closed Mondays
10:00 – 4:00 Tuesday – Saturday
12:00 – 4:00 Sunday

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday.

If Winterset Community Schools close for inclement weather, we will also close.


$6.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children (ages 3-12) 

Free for Members – Learn more about membership!

Groups of 20+ are offered a 15% discount on admission. In order to secure adequate staffing, we greatly appreciate advanced notice of group tours.

Future Exhibits

Fabric Portraits,January 29th – April 14th, 2019

Quilts of Valor – Old Glory & 50 State Salute, April 16th – July 7th, 2019

History of Quilting, July 9th – September 29th, 2019

My Masterpiece, October 1st, 2019 – January 5th, 2020