John Wayne Birthplace & Museum

205 S. John Wayne Drive
Winterset, IA 50273

Since the John Wayne Birthplace Society was established in 1982, more than a million visitors have journeyed to historic Madison County to tour the birthplace home. Guests have included President Ronald Reagan, movie legend Maureen O’Hara, Wayne’s widow and all of his children, and fans from 50 states and 40 foreign countries.

2022 marked the grand opening of a new addition to the John Wayne Birthplace Museum which houses photos, memorabilia, a movie theater and gift shop all to honor the legacy of John Wayne. This impressive 10,400 square foot museum now gives visitors the opportunity to see the largest diversified exhibit of John Wayne artifacts in existence.