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Billings Farm and Museum

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Address: 69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091-4570
Phone Number: +1 802-457-2355
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One of the finest Jersey farms in America and a museum of Vermont's rural...

One of the finest Jersey farms in America and a museum of Vermont's rural past: dairy farm, award-winning 1890 Farm House, engaging farm life exhibits. Daily livestock programs and hands-on activities, afternoon milking, audiovisual presentations, museum shop, dairy bar. May- Oct., 10-5; weekends Nov.-Feb., & Christmas & Feb. vacation weeks 10-4.

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Breathtaking!

I could have spent hours staring at the scenery; so serene! It was really nice to step back in time and learn how things worked in the old days. My young child got to help "cook... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Nella G
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I could have spent hours staring at the scenery; so serene! It was really nice to step back in time and learn how things worked in the old days. My young child got to help "cook" by a wood stove, use a typewriter, wash clothes by hand, and we learned an assortment of other farming techniques. Beautifully kept, friendly and... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, Nella G.! More 

Atlantic Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With a setting like this, how could they not be? One of the most beautiful spots in Vermont, Billings Farm and Museum offers great tours of a historic working farm (gentleman-style) and dairy, producing some of the best Vermont cheese you can get. Great cheese comes from happy cows; here's the proof.

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Billings farm is a must-do for anyone visiting the area. Some told us it was mostly for children, but my husband and I spent about three hours and enjoyed every second of it. Would recommend to families, but also people of all ages and backgrounds. It's great to learn about the impressive history of this site and town and all... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thanks Leah! We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you can return soon. More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew dairy farming could be so interesting. Beautiful grounds, milking demos, food fests on a Friday showcasing cheese making. Cute museum store. Cheese to sample. And the most lovely setting .

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

CWald28: We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for kids and adults. The staff was very friendly and there is so much to do. They have so many things scheduled throughout the day that no matter when you get there you will find something to do. Kids will love petting the animals and walking the grounds. I thought the museum was very well... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Tradervic21: it's great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit! More 

Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be a great place for families with kids. As adults, you've seen one cow, you've seen them all. The area was great for biking, which my husband and I did. It was time travel Tuesday in the farmhouse which would also be great for kids to see how the Billings family lived.

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, lisathepizza! More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Woodstock, VT we checked out a real working dairy farm. Billings Farm & Museum, is not just a dairy farm, it also is a museum dedicated to preserving the history and values of rural Vermont. It boasts artifacts dating back to 1871. My daughter and I didn’t do the tour here. We opted just to see the farm... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

FamilyRoadTraveled: we're pleased that you visited and hope you can return when your daughter is a little older! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just plain old great farming history. Maybe not everyone's cup-o-tea but I love it. The animals are happy and the history is glorious, and the employees seem to be happy too! The only especially I talked to were anyway, and very well informed! Cows rock, and so do sheep and horses!

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Jodyfrog: thanks for your feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the kids will have a grand time with the animals but this is a working farm that teaches not just about farm practices but Vermont history and conservation. The Billings Rockefeller national historical site is part of the same complex ( across the street) and also should not be missed.

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you Brian U! Your comments reflect what we hope all visitors will experience. Hope to see you and your family again soon. More 

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove a distance from Manchester Center, but were quite happy with our visit to the farm museum. It was a bit confusing upon arrival as it is 2 things in one: the farm museum is a privately owned attraction and the National Park Service has the original home. The movie was a great help in understanding the 3 historical... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

POP: we're pleased you explored the entire complex and found the film helpful! More 

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