CURRENT HOURS: TUES-SAT • 9am–4pm • Last tractor cart leaves at 2pm

Barnyard Readers

Enjoy a special experience at Living History Farms with your preschooler! Join us for a morning of reading and activities. Open to children ages 3 to 5 with an accompanying adult.


Farm Animals Series—Program starts June 5 cows and sheep at water tank

It’s story time with the animals! Check out the new crafts.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket. Watch for details.

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NEW! Gardens & Pollinators Series—Program starts July 24 pollinator garden with print shop in background

Explore the world of pollinators—bees, butterflies & more!

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket. Watch for details.

DETAILS


Registration

  1. Children must be between ages 3 and 5 by the start of the program.
  2. An adult must register with the child. The adult must remain with their children at all times.
  3. Select the program you want and purchase tickets.
  4. Watch your email for confirmation of your registration. Please make sure you have received this. If you don’t, you may have mistyped your email address. Contact us at registration@lhf.org to correct the email address.
  5. About one week before the program, you will receive an email with more specific information about where and when to check in, how to dress, etc.

Wait List

  • Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • If a program is full, you may fill out this form to be placed on the waitlist.
  • If a spot becomes available, we will contact the first name on the list for that session.
  • If we are unable to reach that person within 24 hours, we will go to the second name, and so on. A deposit is not required to be placed on the waitlist.

Weather

  • Living History Farms Barnyard Readers programs take place both indoors and outdoors, taking full advantage of nature and the museum’s outdoor historic areas. As a result, program activities may change as the weather dictates.
  • The museum has severe weather procedures and shelters, and staff regularly review and practice these procedures. Should a storm arise, we quickly implement our weather procedures to keep everyone safe.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.