CURRENT HOURS: Open Wednesday-Saturday, 9am-4pm

Visitor Guides

Steer your step logoDownload our general 2020 Visitor Guide & Map or check out these different ways to experience Living History Farms!

Download a themed Visitor Guide – choose from a guide designed for parents visiting the Farms with Children Under 5, a guide for students in 4-6th grades about the Science of Farm Life, a guide to the Historic Architecture found at our farm sites, a guide to the Historic Textiles located throughout the museum, a Fitness Guide for Living History Farms’ trails, a visitor guide exploring Diversity & Immigration, or guide of the museum’s Livestock program. Each guide will give you suggestions for things to see and questions to ask as you make your way around the Farms.

(Visitor Guides are also available upon request at our Admissions booth)


Visitor Guides for Kids/Parents

children pet calf

Guide to Visiting with Children Under 5

visitor and interpreter use tools at 1850 farm

Science of Farm Life Visitor Guide (STEM)


Visitor Guides for Adults

1850 barn

Historic Architecture Visitor Guide


Historic Textiles Visitor Guide

visitor running on trail

Fitness Guide: Trails

Ioway tribe illustration

Diversity & Immigration Visitor Guide

berkshire hog illustration

Livestock Visitor Guide