Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Our Historic recommendations…


For a complete directory of historic attractions, visit the Tama County, Iowa online directory.


Traer Historical Museum


Items and displays pertaining to northern Tama County history.  Civil War era 3” ordnance rifle, an area honoring James “Tama Jim” Wilson, hand-carved folk art, business, home, agriculture, and school memorabilia.

514—2nd Street
Traer, IA  50675
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Open  Apr-Dec by appointment

Tama County Museum & Genealogy Library


Tama County Museum
Indian artifacts and art, furnished log cabin from the 1880’s. Three floors of displays.   Pioneer & military artifacts, original jail cells, school room.  Genealogical collections.

200 N. Broadway, Toledo, IA
(641) 484-6767
Mar 1—Dec 15   Tues-Sat 1-4:30 pm
except holidays

Lincoln Highway Bridge


Marks the Lincoln Highway which took early travelers through Tama-Toledo.  Built in 1915.  Guard rail sides spell out LINCOLN HIGHWAY in block lettering concrete.

Sponsored by State Bank of Toledo

Wieting Theatre & Opera House


Since 1960, the theatre has been maintained and operated by the Wieting Theatre Guild, a non-profit organization of members and volunteers dedicated to keeping the doors of this grand old theatre open.  Theatre was completely renovated in 2012.

101 S. Church Street
Toledo, IA 52342

Fri-Sun 7pm (and Thursdays 7pm in summer)