CURRENT HOURS: Closed for touring, Open by reservation for Programs and Events

Youth Group Reservations

The following tours and programs are available to preschool and day care providers, scout groups, and other youth groups.

kids walk on boardwalk outside tangen homeSelf-Guided Tours (May – October)

Group pricing is available for groups of 12 or more. To get started, fill out the group tour interest form at least two weeks in advance. If you have questions, please email or call 515.278.5286 ext. 158.

More information about Group Tours

* Note: this youth group reservation form is intended for groups not affiliated with K-12 schools. Are you a teacher or homeschool group coordinator? K-12 reservation info / Homeschool group reservation info


boy doing farm choresExploration Programs (October – April)

Exploration programs are “hands-on, hands-in” programs designed to give students a unique learning experience about the history of farming and rural life in Iowa. All programs are 2-3 hours in length and require 3 adults, (teacher plus two additional adults), admitted free of charge. Reservations must be made three weeks in advance.

Sign up for an Exploration Program


students at Outreach programOutreach Programs (October – April)

Let Living History Farms come to you! LHF is proud to offer several outreach programs, which involve a mixture of multimedia presentation, artifacts, and hands-on activities, built around a central theme. These programs are intended for children in grades 3-6. Each session can accommodate 25 students. Reservations must be made three weeks in advance.

Sign up for an Outreach Program