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Address: 15788 Kelly Farm Road, Elk River, MN 55330
Phone Number: 763 441 6896
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A step back in time and a trip you wo't forget!

I don't know what I expected when we arrived at the farm, and while the entrance and welcome area is temporary and being upgraded, the farm is an unbelievable experience! Our two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It was realistic to what times would have been like when Olive Kelley was alive and living there. A great place for kids, but mostly if you're into MN history. I live in Elk River, so I don't have to travel far to experience the Farm. I probably wouldn't go if I had to drive a long ways with kids.

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I don't know what I expected when we arrived at the farm, and while the entrance and welcome area is temporary and being upgraded, the farm is an unbelievable experience! Our two grandchildren ran about from the barn to the pump, shoveling manure unto a wagon, playing with sheep, and carrying water. When they got to the kitchen in the... More 

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Chaska, Minnesota
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went during their Harvest Festival and really enjoyed it. There were a lot of activities for my two boys (ages 3 and 5) in the historic home and on the grounds. The barn and surrounding area was fun to walk around and look at the animals. There was also a water pump to check out and woods to play... More 

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Princeton, Minnesota
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A nice gem in the suburbs were you can learn some very interesting history. Lots of hands one activities for kids and adults. I made ketchup when I was there. And they have all these cute farm animals running around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We live in the Twin Cities and have driven by the farm many times. My husband and I took our 3yr old and 12yr old and they both loved it! The kids got to try chores they would have had to do in the 1860's. Washing laundry, kneading dough, pitch forking hay (not sure what that's called), play Town Ball,... More 

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Minnesota
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Oliver Kelley Farm twice last summer- Father's Day and 4th of July. We spent hours with each visit. We planned on staying just a couple hours, but our children (ages 4 & 6) couldn't get enough! We found if you ask the staff to help with chores, you get much more out of the experience. The kids... More 

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Elk River, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Have gone here for many field trips with elementary school. The Kelley Farm staff do a great job every time. Fun place to go as a family too!

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This is a wonderful place to take the family/friends for the day to learn about what farm life was like prior to modern technology. Plan to spend at least 3 hours here. Enjoy the animals- petting or bringing well water to the animals, help with gardening, in the kitchen, or on the farm. Walk the trails along the Mississippi River... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The Kelley Farm is a great place to get outside, see and touch farm animals, help to cook in the kitchen, and do farm chores (if you wish). They also have a picnic area off of the parking lot if you wish to have a picnic (there are also small picnic tables for kids). They always have some kind of... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I remember being here on numerous class trips. It is an old farm, and the workers teach you about what farming was like in the old days. They provide hands on experiences (or at least they did for our class trips) and they have a gift shop. It is a wonderful place to go to learn about farming!

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Address: Address: 15788 Kelly Farm Road, Elk River, MN 55330
Phone Number: 763 441 6896
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Elk River

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