Welcome to the Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum, featuring the Benschoter Train Station.
Our museum honors and remembers the rich history and heritage of agriculture and motorsports in Kossuth County, Iowa. We also feature the massive life-long collection of working scale model "O" gauge trains of Algona resident Arlen Benschoter.
We are located on the Kossuth County Fairgrounds at 800 East Fair Street (Hwy 169 South), Algona, IA.
Special events include:
November 21, 2015: Russell Sonnenberg Art Open House. Sonnenberg unveils three new prints!
November 22, 2015: Sprint Car 101: Remembering the 1975 Sprint Car Season at Algona. Click here for more information.
Hours: Saturday's & Sunday's 1:00-4:00 p.m. April 4, 2015 - December 29, 2015.
Building entrance and both floors of the museum are handicapped accessible.
Agriculture displays and equipment will educate visitors about the tradition, history and importance of Kossuth County agriculture. You will also learn about the dramatic changes made by ag in our life.
Stop by, and you'll also see that many of our racing heroes...spent a lifetime working the land in Kossuth County.
Racing Hall of Fame
The Kossuth County Racing Hall of Fame, established in 2007, recognizes individuals, living or deceased, who distinguished themselves with a record of success or contribution to the betterment of racing in Kossuth County. Honorees must have lived in or raced in Kossuth County, Iowa.
Click here, to learn more about the hall of fame and our inductees.