Museum (House), Windmill and Barn

Learn about the history of the Museum, Windmill and Barn (History).

View photos of the move from the original site to our present location (The Move).

View photos of the present Museum, Windmill and Barn (Recent Photos).

Make you selection from the menu to the left.


Please visit the Johnston (Station) Historical Society
to further explore the History of our community.

Museum Hours

The Museum is closed for the winter from December 17, 2017 until April 8, 2018.

We will show the museum by appointment only.
If you wish to take a tour, call the museum phone 515-331-0687 and leave a message.
As board members, we continue to hold meetings and carry out the necessary work of the museum.

See you in the spring!

If the telephone is not working, please send an email to and we will contact you as soon as possible.

The Simpson Barn

The barn can be rented for your special event.
For information call the Johnston Parks Department at (515) 727-8091.