CURRENT HOURS: CLOSED FOR GENERAL SEASON; OPEN MAY 1, 2018

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!

Begin by reading a book or two about the day’s featured animal and participate in an activity in Living History Farms’ Visitor Center. Then, board a tractor-drawn cart for a ride to the animal’s home at one of the farms. Meet and interact with the animal of the day, and take a look around the barnyard. After your visit, hop back on the tractor-drawn cart for a ride back to the Visitor Center.

 

visitor petting sheep

Schedule of Programs

Programs occur from 10:00am-11:30am on Wednesdays, Thursdays, or (new!)* 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

 

visitors interact with oxen at the pioneer farmRegistration Info

Program 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 Dates

Members receive priority registration! Member registration for Program Passes begins on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 9:00am. Not a member? Purchase or renew your membership today!

Registration for Program Passes (all 6 programs in a series) opens to the general public on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 9:00am. Registration for individual programs will begin on April 12, 2017 at 10am, unless sold out.

 

Program Fees

Program Passes

Buy a program pass and save – you’ll get all 6 programs for the price of 5! Members receive priority registration and a discount. (Registration begins March 8, 2017 – members, March 22, 2017 – public).

Member Fees Non-Member Fees
1 adult & 1 child $70.00 $85.00
1 adult & 2 children $110.00 $125.00

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

 

Individual Programs

(registration begins April 12, 2017, unless sold out)

Member Fees Non-Member Fees
1 adult & 1 child $14.00 $17.00
1 adult & 2 children $22.00 $25.00

**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