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When exploring ideas for 3-5 year olds Howell living farm came up. I took my then 3 year old there and our visits became a weekly event. Every Saturday they have a hands on demonstration and the hatchery, farm animals and the workers give children...More
Howell Living History Farm is fantastically beautiful. I honestly feel transported every single time I am there. Imagine living in the time of Laura Ingalls Wilder from Little House on the Prairie. This is a family-friendly place to go, enjoy a stroll, meet the animals,...More
The staff is friendly and knowledgeable here. You can pet pretty much anything that will come close enough to you, which for us was pigs, oxen, horses, one chicken, and a barn cat. The farm is beautiful and makes for a nice afternoon stroll. Can't...More
We take our Grandchildren here so much, the period-dressed staff remember their names! From feeding the chickens, to gathering eggs and pumping water for the cattle, it's a great experience for young minds. Depending on the time of year, there are various scheduled activities (usually...More
Not too many people were visiting on a cold day in February, but several people inside asked if they could answer questions. The place is run by Mercer County and there is publicity material available in an anteroom. (see picture of entrance). An adjoining barn...More
The Howell Farm is managed by Mercer County, and they do a great job with the place.
Always great activities almost year round with focus on major holidays and key farming activities. Usually a different one every Saturday when the farm is open.