Facts & Figures


Individual: 22,271
Adult Group: 1,003
Education: 7,524
Programs: 1,312
Special Events: 19,413
Visitors under 7: 4,467
Members: 3,056
Youth Groups: 1,179

Total: 60,225

Website Unique Visitors: 365,000
Mobile Website Unique Visitors: 131,000


Volunteer Hours

2017 Sugaring Off Sunday Volunteers serve pancakes to guests.

Volunteers at The Farmers’ Museum generously donated their time and talents throughout the year to make our programs and events a success. Thank you!

Number of Volunteers = 153

Total number of Volunteer Hours in 2017 = 4,257


Balance Sheet

The Farmers’ Museum
Balance Sheet
December 31, 2017



Cash and Cash Equivalents                                                            $10,655,442
Investments                                                                                      $57,951,209
Contributions Receivable                                                               $2,108
Prepaid Expenses and Other Assets                                            $39,350
Land, Buildings and Equipment, Net                                           $2,862,532

Total Assets                                                                                      $71,510,641

Liabilities and Net Assets

Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses                                 $104,648
Payable to Fenimore Art Museum                                              $98,209
Deferred Revenue                                                                         $321,488

Total Liabilities                                                                               $524,345


Net Assets:
Undesignated                                                                                  $3,170,667
Designated for Investing                                                               $59,628,301
Temporarily Restricted:
Accumulation of Endowment Earnings                                       $7,206,096
Other                                                                                                 $95,015
Permanently Restricted                                                                 $886,217

Total Net Assets                                                                              $70,986,296


Total Liabilities and Net Assets                                                    $71,510,641

The Farmers’ Museum is a private, nongovernmental, nonprofit educational organization that is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501(c)(3). Gifts to The Farmers’ Museum are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. For more information, The Farmers’ Museum’s IRS form 990 can be viewed at guidestar.org.