Hours and Admission - Living History Farms

Hours and Admission


Open Daily: May 1- August 27*

Monday-Saturday: 9am - 4pm

Sunday: noon - 4pm

*CLOSED Sunday, June 25

Open Wed - Sun: August 30 - October 20 

Wednesday-Saturday: 9am - 4pm

Sunday: noon - 4pm


Please arrive by 2pm to tour the entire museum.

Admission sales end at 3:30pm.


Admission Pricing 2017

Adults $15.50
Children (Ages 2-12) $9.00
Children 1 and Under FREE
Living History Farms Members FREE


Purchase 2017 Admission >

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

Military Discount: Living History Farms is now a Blue Star Museum! Blue Star Museums offer free admission to active duty military, with up to five family members, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. More details about the Blue Star Museums program >
Living History Farms also offers $1.00 off admission (throughout our general season from May-October) 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 11:30 am to 2:30 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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