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Billings Farm & Museum

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69 Old River Rd, Rte. 12 North, Woodstock, VT 05091
+1 802-457-2355
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We had a great time at the Museum. Did not expect to have such a great time. We visited during the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andres72423
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Fun historic site

We had free passes included in our stay at the Woodstock Inn and figured we would check it out. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
cosullivan14
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Boston, Massachusetts
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A scenic stroll from the village center of Woodstock, Vermont, Billings Farm & Museum is regarded as one of the finest outdoor history museums in the country. Combining a fully-operating Jersey dairy farm with educational exhibits and interactive programs and events, Billings Farm & Museum is committed to providing education and enjoyment to visitors of all ages. From meeting our award-winning Jersey dairy cows, draft horses, and sheep, to exploring the carefully restored 1890 Farm House, sampling Billings Farm cheddar, and taking part in hands-on activities, there really is something for everyone. Daily livestock programs and hands-on activities, afternoon milking, audiovisual presentations, museum shop, dairy bar. We are open Apr 1-Oct 31., 10-5; weekends Nov.-Feb., & Christmas & Feb. vacation weeks 10-4.
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69 Old River Rd, Rte. 12 North, Woodstock, VT 05091
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at the Museum. Did not expect to have such a great time. We visited during the Christmas Season and the house was decorated for the season, but more importantly the staff created some really interesting crafts for the little ones....More

Thank Andres72423
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had free passes included in our stay at the Woodstock Inn and figured we would check it out. The farm provided a few hours of entertainment and fun. In particular we enjoyed visiting the cows and taking a tractor ride through the fields.

Thank cosullivan14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well presented exhibits of farm life from the past. Visited the manager's house which explained exactly what a manager did on this farm and had a neat hay ride pulled by 2 beautiful big horses. Could also buy cheese made locally. Well worth it.

Thank nielsenab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Billings Farm & Museum over Veterans' Day weekend. We particularly enjoyed the film they were showing "D Day Remembered" in honor of the holiday. Viewing it made our visit more memorable. We visited the farmhouse, containing Mr. Billings' business office, the kitchen,...More

Thank nyackgirl47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a neat place to take children. Everything is hands on. The butter making demonstration was super neat and informative. Everyone really knew their history at this place. They house some of their staff which I found pretty cool. They also have pretty cool events...More

Thank Santiago1109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Great independent film series keeps us coming back year after year for the entire series of about 15 films, we’ll chosen and oft awarded.

Thank patriciawr2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of history but very little actual cheese. This would be a great to bring kids to see how cheese is made and milk a cow but not if you want to go cheese tasting on the cheese trail.

Thank CasaVazquez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The farm had lots of attractions and animals for the children to see. the staff was very friendly and there is plenty of room for children to run around.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Beautiful farm and lots of history. Well worth the visit especially for families with kids who like nature.

Thank pcham1951
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for about 2 hours on a coach and could have used more time. Get a wagon ride, either 12 min. or about 25. Don’t miss the farm manager’s house and butter processing plant. Seeing the Jersey cows being milked was interesting and...More

Thank Rottman
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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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BikerGirl58
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Andrew R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. $14.00: Adults ages 16-61 $13.00: Seniors ages 62 and over $9.00: Students ages 16 & up (please show student ID card) $8.00: Children ages 5-15 $4.00: Children ages 3-4 Billings Farm & Museum members: Free Major credit... More
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Gail H
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Darlyne F | Property representative |
Gail: Vt native Frederick Billings established the farm in 1871, proceeding to import Jersey cows from the Isle of Jersey, improving breeding techniques, and undertaking a significant reforestation project in the surrounding... More
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