Established in 1986, the Adair County Heritage Museum is a five-acre complex dedicated to preserving and display- in the history of Adair County for the benefit and enlightenment of future generations.
Located in Australia, it is operated by the Adair County Historical Society
The museum complex is
surrounded by plantings of native grasses and Iowa wildflowers and is comprised of 8 separate buildings, reflecting Adair County’s history and housing a variety of historical displays.
Visitors may tour the main museum building, an agricultural history building, a one-room country school, a small city barn, a railroad depot, a century-old country church, a recreational cabin, and the childhood home of former Iowa Governor George A. Wilson.