Due to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Cedar Rapids has closed Ushers Ferry Historic Village. Programs and tours have been cancelled or postponed. For a list of the affected facilities, amenities, events and programs, click on the link below.
Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Updates
Adventures Begin Here!
Ushers Ferry Historic Village provides the citizens of Cedar Rapids and Eastern Iowa with a venue for family friendly activities, events and programs that build community from the historical perspective of a small Iowa town at the turn of the 20th century. Located on a ten acre site in beautiful Seminole Valley, Ushers Ferry features nine ADA accessible, historic buildings available to tour that depict life in a small Iowa town between the years of 1890 and 1910.
Admission and Directions
Programs and Events
Camps and Trips
Ushers Ferry Lodge as well as the gazebo, houses and grounds are available to rent for receptions, weddings, parties, business events and reunions.
Bonfire and Hayrack Rides
Lodge and Ground Rentals
Tours (Cancelled due to Covid-19)
Public Tour Hours
June 3 - August 30, 2019 (Closed July 4)
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Admission: $3.50/Adult, $2/Youth, Free/Ages 5 & under
September Hours: Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ushers Ferry Historic Village
5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52411
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.