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Each fall and spring, K-12 students enjoy themed tours guided by knowledgeable and engaging museum educators. Each tour satisfies specific New York State learning standards and includes hands-on opportunities to interact with objects and artifacts in our living history museum. 

For information on planning your visit, arrival, and logistics for tours, please read Tours at The Farmers' Museum: School Field Trip Information for Teachers

Offered: September, October, April
Cost: $4 per student

Guided Thematic Tours:
Ox-Cart Man
Grades: pre-K to 2nd | Duration: 2 hours

Farmer Boy
Grades: 2nd to 7th | Duration: 2 hours

Simple Machines
Grades: 4th to 8th | Duration: 2 hours

Tradesman's Tool Chest
Grades: 4th to 12th | Duration: 2 hours

Highlight Tours: If you would rather not do one of the above thematic tours, we can arrange for village highlight tours for groups of ten or more students of any age. Please contact us at (607) 547-1461 to discuss your needs. 

Self-Guided Tours: Only offered in our summer months. Groups of ten or more students are also welcome to self-guide at The Farmers’ Museum for the school rate of $4 per student and $4 per adult. Only offered July and August.

Booking in advance is required. Please contact school programs at or call 607-547-1461 (or toll free at 1-888-547-1450 ext. 461). You can also start the booking process online with our School Programs Request Form.

Combination Tours:
Combination tours with the Fenimore Art Museum are also available and cost $6 per student. Take a look at the available Tours at the Fenimore Art Museum.