Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor history museum which educates, entertains and connects people to Midwestern rural life experiences. Touch, play and engage at our working farm sites: 1700 Ioway Indian Farm; 1850 Pioneer Farm; and 1900 Horse-Powered Farm — and in our 1875 Town of Walnut Hill.
Adults, $16.00; Ages 2-12, $9.50; Ages 1 & under, free. Senior Citizen (60+), active and retired military (with valid ID, valid for immediate family) and AAA members, $15.00; Living History Farms Members - free
Groups of 12 or more receive $1.00 off regular admission price.
Hours of Operation:
Noon - 4 p.m. Sun; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. M-Sat. Check website for fall hours.
May 1 - August 25, daily; September 1 - October 18, Wednesday-Sunday.
Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):
There are many different ways to experience Living History Farms. Download a themed Visitor Guide – choose from a guide designed for parents visiting the Farms with Children Under 5, a guide for students in 4-6th grades about the Science of Farm Life, a guide to the Historic Architecture found at our farm sites, a guide to the Historic Textiles located throughout the museum, a Fitness Guide for Living History Farms’ trails, a visitor guide exploring Diversity & Immigration, or guide of the museum’s Livestock program. Each guide will give you suggestions for things to see and questions to ask as you make your way around the Farms.
(Visitor Guides are also available upon request at our Admissions booth)
2-4 hrs, arrive by 2 p.m. to tour entire museum.
Tours are self guided. More information available at: https://www.lhf.org/visit/adult-group-reservations/
Virtual Activities Available:
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