CURRENT HOURS: CLOSED FOR GENERAL SEASON; OPEN MAY 1, 2019

Summer Barnyard Readers

visitors interact with horseIt’s storytime with the animals at Living History Farms!

Do you know a 3, 4, or 5 year old that loves stories about farm animals and living on a farm? If so, then this 90-minute reading-based, activity-filled program will be perfect for them!

 

Schedule of Programs

Programs occur from 10:00am-11:30am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Saturdays.

In general, the schedule will be as follows for each individual program. Please arrive on time so the program may begin on time. Meet at the Visitor Center to begin the program.

  • Introductions; read stories and do activity at Visitor Center
  • Restroom break; walk to tractor carts and travel to the farm
  • Visit the animal of the day, and tour the barnyard
  • Board tractor cart and return to Visitor Center

 

visitor petting sheep

Program Dates

Programs will feature different animals of the day. Over the series, you’ll learn about chickens, sheep, pigs, cows, horses, and oxen.

Program Pass 1 (2nd Saturday of month):

May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12

Program Pass 2 (6 Wednesdays in a row):

June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26, July 3, July 10

Program Pass 3 ( 6 Tuesdays in a row):

July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20

 

visitors interact with oxen at the pioneer farmProgram Policies

Please read over all of the following information before requesting a reservation.

Policies: Please read our program policies, including the cancellation policy, program info, and more.
Summer Barnyard Readers Policies

 

Registration

Program Passes

  • Registration for Program Passes opens March 6, 2019 at 10am for members.
  • Registration for Program Passes opens March 20, 2019 at 10am for non-members.
  • Registration closes one week before the program.

Register for Summer Barnyard Readers

Member Fees Non-Member Fees
1 adult & 1 child $85.00 $110.00
1 adult & 2 children $110.00 $160.00

Individual Program Fees

  • Registration for Individual Programs opens April 3, 2019 at 10am for members.
  • Registration for Individual Programs opens April 10, 2019 at 10am for non-members.
  • Registration closes one week before the program.
Member Fees Non-Member Fees
1 adult & 1 child $17.00 $22.00
1 adult & 2 children $22.00 $32.00

**If additional adults or children attend, they will be required to pay regular museum admission fees.**

 

Barnyard Buddies Pack

Barnyard Buddies Packs

Add a Barnyard Buddies Pack to your registration! Each pack includes an early reader book, a plush animal friend, and a candy stick.

Barnyard Buddies Packs