Come to Eldon, Iowa and view the exterior of the house that inspired Grant Wood to paint American Gothic, one of the most recognized paintings in the world. Tour the adjacent American Gothic House Center which showcases Grant Wood’s life and the history of the house. Props on hand encourage visitors to pose in front of the historic American Gothic House and create their own unique American Gothic portrait.



Mar 04

American Gothic House Tours


Tours of the American Gothic House will take place April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, and October 10 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Admission to the house and American Gothic House Center is free. Please note: Tours of the house will only feature the downstairs portion of

Jan 29

Grant Wood always liked a good party


It is almost time again for our Grant Wood Birthday Soup Smorgasbord! Every now and then someone asks if I think Grant Wood would like us having a party in his name. I always respond that I think so…Grant Wood always liked a good party. In My Brother, Grant Wood, Nan Wood Graham


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American Gothic House Center
Administrator: Holly Berg

300 American Gothic St
Eldon, IA 52554

Phone: 641.652.3352