Hours and Admission - Living History Farms

Hours and Admission

2016 Hours

Living History Farms is now closed for general visiting.

We will reopen again May 1, 2016. We have many special events that take place in our fall/winter season!

Visit our Programs and Events pages for details.


General Season (beginning May 1, 2016)

Open daily: May 1 - August 28, 2016
Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, noon-4:00pm

Open Wed-Sun: August 31 - October 21, 2016
Wednesday-Saturday, 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, noon-4:00pm


Admission Pricing 2016

Adults $15.00
Children (Ages 2-12) $9.00
Children 1 and Under FREE
Living History Farms Members FREE


Purchase 2016 Admission >

Senior Citizen Discount (60+): $1.00 off admission.

Military Discount: $1.00 off admission for all active and retired members of the United States military and their immediate family. Must show military ID to receive discount.

AAA Discount: $1.00 off admission for AAA cardholder. Must show current AAA card to receive discount.

Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult throughout their visit.



Code of Conduct

We want your visit to Living History Farms to be a fun and interactive experience! Please view our museum Code of Conduct prior to your visit.

Code of Conduct >


Group Pricing

Group Pricing is available for groups of 12 or more. To make a group reservation choose one of the forms below:

Group Reservations >

Bus Group Reservations >

Are you a teacher or homeschool group coordinator? Find reservation info here >

If you have questions, please email scheduling@lhf.org or call 515.278.5286 ext. 126.



Memberships can be purchased online, at Admissions when you arrive, or by calling the Administration Office during weekday business hours at 515-278-5286.

Purchase a membership >


Food Options

FlynnCafeVisitors are welcome to bring in their own food and beverage to enjoy at Living History Farms. Visitors are also welcome to leave and come back the same day. For your convenience, we offer two food options. The Flynn Cafe, on the north side of the Flynn Mansion, offers hot and cold food options, including sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, and pizza. The Flynn Cafe is open daily, except Sundays, from 11 am to 2 pm. The Snack Shop, located in the town of Walnut Hill, offers many vending machine snack and beverage options. The Snack Shop is open during our regular business hours.


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