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Historic interpreter interacting with school group in 1875 Drug StoreSchool Field Trips

Registration now open

Available Tuesday through Friday in May, September, and October 

Field trips for schools and homeschools connect youth of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences. Offered in spring and fall during our regular season, these curriculum-connected scheduled tours are based on the State Board of Education’s social studies standards. Reservations must be made at least 14 days in advance, and are subject to availability. Minimum: 12 people (students and adults combined). Please note you will need to purchase advance tickets and submit a Field Trip Information Form. Details


boy doing farm choresExploration Programs

Available select dates November – April

Exploration programs are an in-depth experience, designed to give students a deeper understanding of the history of farming and rural life in Iowa. All programs are 2 or 3 hours in length and require 3 adults (teacher plus two additional adults). Reservations must be made at least three weeks in advance, and are subject to availability. Details


students at Outreach programOutreach Programs

Available Mondays, November-April

Let Living History Farms come to you! LHF offers curriculum-based programs, which involve a mixture of multimedia presentation, artifacts, and hands-on activities, built around a central theme. These programs are intended for students in grades 2-5. Each session can accommodate 1 homeroom. Reservations must be made 30 days in advance and are subject to availability. Details

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