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Oliver Kelley Farm

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What's life without electronics, show your kids by visiting!

If you haven't been to the Kelly Farm in a while, it's been remodeled! The new visitors center is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindseyr138
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Very enjoyable

The staff was so knowledgeable about everything very nice way to spend a fall day . Great place for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Experience the story of farming, food and agriculture — past and present! Explore the newly expanded and enhanced facilities to learn about today's agriculture and then visit an original 1860s working farm. Activities follow the farming cycle and...more
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15788 Kelly Farm Rd NW, Elk River, MN 55330-6234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been to the Kelly Farm in a while, it's been remodeled! The new visitors center is really well done. I'd highly recommend going when the volunteers "farmers" are on the farm to help teacher you about the farm. They are dressed in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was so knowledgeable about everything very nice way to spend a fall day . Great place for friends and family

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with lots of hands on. Kids would love it! Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Affordable outing. Old and modern day farming. Very interesting.

Thank ReNae L
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We brought our three granddaughters there. The helped pick potato bugs to feed the chickens. They helped bake bread. They loved looking and petting the animals. They also ate some vegetables out of the garden.we had a great time

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The kitchen is cool and my cousins said the old building were interesting. They farm in England and this was why we visited this site. Personally, I found it incredibly boring with little of interest. I would never visit again.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

National Historical opportunity... can’t get much better! What an amazing chance to see a real working farm that’s over 100 years old! Remember that “live enactment” at Fort Snelling? That’s the context to this whole farm. Period dress. Period efforts (hard work). The crops, the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We had a great time at the Oliver Kelley Farm. All of the staff were super knowledgeable and eager to talk. Great interactive living museum. We learned so much and had a wonderful visit.

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I went with a group of about 25 middle school students. We had a lot of fun learning about the history and animals. The kids had fun participating in some of the chores! Bring water with you!

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I LOVE the Oliver Kelley Farm! What started as a family tradition in the summers growing up has turned into a lifetime of memories. I cannot wait to bring children of my own some day! Hands on learning cannot be matched! I think its wonderful...More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It's like stepping into the past. The location is beautiful and the self guided tour at your own pace is really a draw for us. It's like stations: go see the hair art in the old house, visit the sheep barn, then see the new...More

Thank Tricia D
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Only service dogs are allowed.
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$12 Adults $10 Seniors (65+) $10 Veterans and active military $10 College students $6 Children ages 5-17 Free Children age 4 and under Free MNHS members
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