Sites to tour at Farmamerica

Prairie Interpretive Center

1850s Settlement (Log cabin*)

Country Church

One-Room Schoolhouse

1930s Farmstead (Farmhouse*)

Blacksmith Shop/Town Hall

Feed Mill and Grain Elevator*

* For your safety, due to COVID-19, these are only open during guided tours so we can properly disinfect before and after each tour.

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Self-guided Tours and Guided Group Tours

Stay tuned for hours and pre-registration options to book your time to enjoy the farm.


June 10 – September:

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday Hours pending
Wednesday Hours pending
Thursday Hours pending
Friday Hours pending
2nd Saturday of June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct Check Event Calendar for hours

September & October: Call for hours

Explore how Minnesota farmers survived in the late-1800s, thrived in the 1900s, and developed the modern farming techniques of today. Discover just how much has changed in the last 160 years.

If you have a group of 10 or more, call 507-835-2052. We’ll arrange for an interpreter to accompany your group. It is a fun, outdoor experience for reunions, scouts, students, friends, and professionals. Tram transportation from each farm site is available if needed.  

Admission

Self-Guided:
Adult: $8
Kids 12 & under: $5
Kids 2 & under: Free
Tour admission is free with a paid Farmamerica membership.

Guided Group Tours for 10 or more: Call ahead: 507-835-2052
Adult: $10
Kids 12 & under: $7
Kids 2 & under: Free
Tour admission is free with a paid Farmamerica membership.

School Tours

Farmamerica offers fun and educational tours for 3rd – 6th-grade school groups.  Teachers can pick either a revamped or traditional tour opportunity. The first 180 students for each date are accepted. 507-835-2052 or info@farmamerica.org. Interpreters bring the sites to life to help students connect the country lifestyle of the past with the present.

This Spring admission fees for school groups are waived thanks to funding support from E.F. Johnson Foundation and Paul Rosenau Family Funds. 

Spring 2020 Dates: Canceled due to COVID-19
May 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21

*When offered, the revamped school tour provides additional hands-on activities and a deeper look at today’s agriculture. 

The video highlights our school tours.

Hands-on Exhibits

Farmamerica has its first, permanent, modern agriculture, hands-on exhibit in the Visitor Center featuring the “Then & Now” of corn, the difference between dent corn and sweet corn, and a look at the amount of corn grown in MN.

Sponsored by:

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You can expect to see more hands-on experiences about today’s agriculture as funds are raised.