• Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Childhood Home in Iowa

    Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Childhood Home in Iowa

    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Park & Museum in Burr Oak Iowa is a wonderful place to visit for both children and adults alike. It is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s childhood home in Iowa. We invite you to learn about the birth of Grace here, and the places where Laura Ingalls Wilder grew and developed her love of [...]

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  • Take a Tour

    Take a Tour

     Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family moved to Burr Oak, Iowa in the fall of 1876.  After experiencing two summers of grasshopper plagues in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, Charles Ingalls was desperately searching for work.  The Steadmans, friends from Walnut Grove, asked the Ingalls to help them manage the Masters Hotel in Burr Oak, and the [...]

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  • Visitors Center Video

    The Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum in Burr Oak, Iowa is a great place to learn about Laura’s experiences in this tiny midwest town. We give tours of the Master’s Hotel Laura and her family lived in and ran in 1876. In this video, we show the Visitor’s Center, the building where guests can [...]

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  • The Museum Shop

    Whether it’s books, cookbooks, toys, clothing or something else for yourself or that special child in your life, we offer a great selection of gifts perfect for Laura Ingalls Wilder history buff and fans. When you purchase from our store, you’ll get the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping to preserve the legacy of Laura Ingalls [...]

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