Oliver Kelley Farm

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Rates

  • $12 adults, $10 seniors, military/veterans, college students, $6 ages 5-17, free age 4 and under and MNHS members

Open

    • April 1, 2018 - October 29, 2018

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  • 15788 Kelley Farm Rd., on US Hwys. 10 W. & 169 N., about 45 minutes NW of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Other Date Information

  • Open Memorial Day Weekend–Labor Day: Tues to Sun 10 am–5 pm. Open May, September and October Sat and Sun 10 am-5 pm.

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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Events

  1. A Yankee Thanksgiving Tour

    A Yankee Thanksgiving Tour

    15788 Kelley Farm Rd
    Elk River, MN 55330
    Call: (763) 441-6896

    In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday. At Kelley Farm, experience what preparations for a Thanksgiving celebration were like 150 years ago. On a 90-minute guided tour, visitors will hike along the wooded trails to the historic Kelley Farm to meet farm animals and visit the historic house filled with the sights and smells of a harvest celebration. Following the tour, pie and refreshments will be served in the visitor center.

  2. Christmas on the Farm Tour

    Christmas on the Farm Tour

    15788 Kelley Farm Rd
    Elk River, MN 55330
    Call: (763) 441-6896

    Experience the preparations for a simple holiday celebration like Oliver Kelley and his family had. On this 90 minute-guided tour, visitors will walk to the historic Kelley Farm to meet farm animals and explore the historic house. Discover how farm families and their animals coped with the shorter days and colder temperatures and celebrated the upcoming holiday. Take a bobsled or wagon ride, weather permitting, and enjoy an outdoor bonfire. Refreshments and Christmas treats from different eras will be served in the visitor center following the tour.

    Please dress for the outdoors and cold weather.

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