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The Manning Hausbarn-Heritage Park is an affordable, destination wedding.

Park Features

German Hausbarn

This common 1660’s German dwelling is an incredible piece of history right here in Manning, Iowa. Having survived hundreds of years and traveling thousands of miles, the authentic German Hausbarn is a must see when looking for Iowa attractions.

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Monetary Donations

Make a monetary donation to support the our maintenance and staff.


We are always looking for volunteers to help us with our events and maintenance.

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  • star rating  The hausbarn was simply amazing. It is incredible that something built in the 1600's and moved several times was so intact and in such good condition. Very... read more

    September 10, 2021

    star rating  Just looking at the Hsusbsrn and imagining them taking it apart and transporting it from Germany and reconstructing as it was so many years ago. Educational and interesting

    October 16, 2020

    star rating  Very interesting thatch roofed barn with living quarters! The barn is the centerpiece of a multi building restored time capsule-style display of life in Iowa at the end of the19th... read more

    Dennis M
    July 19, 2019
  • star rating  The hausbarn was brought over from Germany in 1996 and reassembled in Manning Iowa. It is a nice family place to visit sometime. There is either camping or a motel... read more

    June 24, 2019

    star rating  Quaint, picturesque church and grounds, roomy, accommodating reception hall and clean, friendly hotel...all within walking distance. No worry wedding.

    January 12, 2019

    star rating  where else will you find a structure out that is hundreds of year old. Not something that is normal for Iowa but worth a look.

    December 30, 2018

What’s Happening

We invite you to join us in Manning Hausbarn Heritage Park events. View our calendar to a find an event that fits your interests!


130 Heritage Drive
Manning, IA 51455

Contact Us

Do you have questions regarding the Manning Hausbarn-Heritage Park? We look forward to your questions or comments.

Open Tour Season

Monday – Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 4:00PM