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Billings Farm & Museum

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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What a slice of America

We went on the 4th of July. It was great from sack races to tractor ride. The kids made ice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
johngallarello
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New York City, New York
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Agriculture appreciation

The Billings farm offers an appreciation for farm life in the late 1800s. Not only is it fun to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marilyn M
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New York
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An award-winning outdoor history museum and fully-operating dairy farm, combining a herd of Jersey cows, draft horses, and other animals with educational exhibits, daily interactive programs, and a yearlong calendar of fun, family-friendly events.
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69 Old River Rd, Rte. 12 North, Woodstock, VT 05091
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the 4th of July. It was great from sack races to tractor ride. The kids made ice cream by hand. The folks at the farm are so friendly and knowledgeable. It was great learning all about the Animals. The Dairy is great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Billings farm offers an appreciation for farm life in the late 1800s. Not only is it fun to see the descendants of the original Jersey herd, but it is also interesting to see into the life of George Aitken & his family, e.g. all...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marilyn M
Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Marilyn, We're so happy to hear that you took away a sense of agriculture appreciation from your visit to our farm. Thank you for your visit and for all your kind words.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With an interest in the topic, I’ve toured many, many historical farms. It’s hard to remember one that is a better display. We arrived in time to see the 30 minutes video on the area’s history before attending the short cheese making demonstration. From there...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow! Thanks for your high praise! We're so glad you enjoyed all aspects of your visit and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Actual working farm with cows, sheep, chicken pens and horses but with a historical tour of the original home and farming equipment. Docents were very knowledgeable and you have to try their ice creams.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So happy to hear you were impressed by your visit. We love hearing such positive feedback on our staff. Thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to BillingS Farm. The farm house, dairy barn and cheese making class were very informative and interesting. The staff was wonderful at each location. We also enjoyed the film offered in the visitor center. I can see this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank canderso64
Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're so happy to hear you and your husband had such a great visit. Thank you for giving us your feedback on our staff, we'll make sure we pass it on!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the historic exhibits and farm animals. Baby Jersey cows were a favorite. They also had goats, sheep, huge draft horses and chickens.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Gianna, Thank you so much for sharing your experience. It's so nice to hear that you enjoyed both our exhibits and our farm animals. Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best farm museums I have seen. Not only is there a lot of old farm equipment, but plenty of Jersey cows, Southdown sheep, Belgian horses, goats, and chickens. Families will particularly enjoy getting close to the calves. Be sure to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found it so educational! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the National Park, we wanted to see this farm too. The cows are so cute and since they are well talked care of, I didn’t think the farm smelled bad. The house had different people in different rooms to tell us about how...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and liked our smoked cheddar enough to bring some home with you. Thank you for your feedback on our barn staff, we love to hear that and will definitely let them know!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice farm museum. Inside museum exhibits with historical farm equipment and rural life information. The farmhouse tour guides were informative. We got a milking demonstration in the jersey cow barn and got to pet the cows and cute calves. Next door is the National...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mariono227
Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit more than you expected! Sounds like you experienced a diverse selection of our farm's activities from meeting our cows to watching our film to the Dairy Bar. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just worth it for the Jersey Cows and calves. They are friendly and you might some kisses too! The farm museum shows you tools of farming and family life. I really enjoyed my trip. Would go back again.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Martin P
Paige B, Marketing Assistant at Billings Farm & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit, especially meeting our Jersey cows! We hope to see you again!

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Marie917918
October 21, 2018|
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Response from BobbieM324 | Property representative |
Because sleigh rides are dependent upon weather conditions cooperating, we do not take reservations. Sleigh rides are included in the price of admission to Billings Farm & Museum and are offered for special holiday events as... More
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Kim and Steve S
July 18, 2018|
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Response from BobbieM324 | Property representative |
You bet! We have plentiful parking for RVs and buses in our auxiliary parking lot, located just across Old River Road from our main parking lot. We look forward to seeing you at Billings Farm!
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MRH200
January 6, 2017|
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Response from Darlyne F | Property representative |
Congratulations on your 50th! Many activities are scheduled for Thanksgiving Weekend and horse-drawn wagon or sleigh rides will be featured as well. See you in November!
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