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.
Visit the Madison County Chamber of Commerce website and find more ways to enjoy your visit to Winterset!
Hours change seasonally in April and November
10:00 – 4:00 Tuesday– Saturday
12:00 – 4:00 Sunday
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday.
Closing at 1:00 on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
If Winterset Community Schools close for inclement weather, we will also close.
$6.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children (ages 3-12)
Admission for Groups of 20+ is $5 per visitor. In order to secure adequate staffing, we greatly appreciate advanced notice of group tours.
Doreen Speckmann Retrospective
January 7th – April 5th, 2020
On display for the first time since her untimely death in 1999, this exhibit will feature quilts by noted teacher Doreen Speckmann.
April 7th – July 5th, 2020
In a woman-dominated artistic field, this exhibit will feature quilts made by men.
Out of Control
July 7th – October 4th, 2020
Wild quilts from the collections of Barbara Brackmann and Deb Rowden.