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Farm Sanctuary

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Address: 3150 Aikens Rd, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-9764
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+1 607-583-2225 ext. 291
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to...

This farm offers sanctuary and a home for abused farm animals, and helps to educate Americans about treating animals with respect and compassion.

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Life Changing Experience

Over 20+ years I have been well aware of the unfair treatment of farm animals. After taking the rest of the family here, they are all on board with my views. The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
Spring Grove, Pa
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Spring Grove, Pa
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100 reviews
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Over 20+ years I have been well aware of the unfair treatment of farm animals. After taking the rest of the family here, they are all on board with my views. The tour guide was wonderful but the highlight is definitely hearing the stories and meeting the animals. Hope to make a visit here annually. HIGHLY recommend.

Thank city2country
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4 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Staff is really friendly and well informed about factory farming. They will teach you a lot about the subject. The tour is amazing, they take great care of animals. Great visit !

Thank Charlene S
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14 reviews
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

I appreciated going to Farm Sanctuary because it brings to the forefront about the relation of people to animals. Since it is a sanctuary, you know that Farm Sanctuary is going to speak out against cruelties to animals on the line of ASPCA or PETA and they do a good job We weren't able to go on the guided tour... More 

1 Thank Paul H
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place. Hearing the rescue stories and getting to interact with the farm residents was incredible. The tour guide knew every animals name, things they liked, or disliked. Where they loved to be scratched....It was so heartwarming. Being able to scratch behind a cows ears and give a pig a belly rub....oh the feeling. The staff were wonderful.... More 

Thank AngNDan
New York City, New York
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1,653 reviews
744 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 807 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

As a former farm boy, I love to come by and see sanctuaries for animals, especially farm animals. There are a wide variety here and this is a very special place not only for folks like me with fond memories of the farm, but also for kids just starting out o nlife's journey.

Thank robcurtross
Miami, Florida
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Definitely a good place to visit if you want to learn more about factory farming and the lives of farm animals. The Farm Sanctuary staff are passionate about their mission of promoting a vegan lifestyle, treating farm animals with dignity and reducing the carbon footprint of massive factory farms.

1 Thank lulubirdie
West Boylston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was one of the most special and memorable things we've done as a family - and I highly recommend it for animal lovers (just be aware that there is some sensitive displays regarding factory farms and slaughterhouses). It's a very fulfilling place to visit or stay overnight. My family of five (twins age 12 and daughter 15) stayed for... More 

2 Thank Carrie W
Temecula, California
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Farm Sanctuary is heaven, not just for its precious farm animals, but for us humans who are lucky enough to visit! Yes, Farm Sanctuary's goal is to educate the public as to the aspects of factory farming and animal abuse and neglect, but they don't push that "down your throat." Rather, they beautifully and respectfully inform visitors about the plight... More 

2 Thank Dana C
Upstate N.Y.
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Some good, interesting information provided regarding the Vegan life style, provided by volunteer guides who show you some of the animals that have been saved from deplorable conditions, and explain the Vegan point of view. I don't know how I feel about some of what I heard, but I always find being given information which challenges long held belief to... More 

1 Thank swampknot
Cortlandt Manor, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful farm!!! Healthy looking and happy animals!!! Worth coming here. This farm is eye opening. The tour the staff give was a lot of fun. Very friendly and informative. I enjoyed myself so much!!! This place is for animals lovers, your allowed to go into the stalls with the farm animals pet them, learn there stories. Fun day out!!!

2 Thank Nicole W

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