Sites to tour at Farmamerica

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.

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

 Reserve a time to enjoy the sights and sounds at Farmamerica here. Visit our COVID-19 page before booking your visit.

Groups of 10 or more, email smeyer@farmamerica.org to schedule a visit.

September & October: Call for hours

Summer Hours

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 9 am – 7 pm
Wednesday 9 am – 7 pm
Thursday 9 am – 7 pm
Friday 9 am – 7 pm
2nd Saturday of June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct Check Event Calendar for hours

*All visits between 3 pm and 7 pm must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. 

 

Admission

Tour admission is free with a paid Farmamerica membership or season pass.

Walking Path access only

Free-will donation of (Suggested $5) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Certain historic buildings* will not be open.

Self-Guided All Access Tours 
Adult: $8
Kids 3 – 12 years: $5
Kids 2 & under: Free

Guided Tours 
Make reservations with Samantha: smeyer@farmamerica.org

On a Guided Tour, a Farmamerica interpreter accompanies your group to share even more history with you for a more robust, immersive experience into the history of agriculture. Tram transportation from each farm site is available if needed and noted at the time of reservation.
  
Adult: $10
Kids 3 – 12 years: $7
Kids 2 & under: Free

* 1850s Log Cabin, Country Schoolhouse, Church, 1930s Farmhouse, Blacksmith Shop.

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.

Fall 2020 Dates: By appointment only due to COVID-19

*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.