Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

13800 Switzer Rd (map)
Overland Park, KS 66221
Daily Hours

Admission - $2/person (under age 2 free)
Fri.-Sun. & holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mon.-Thu.: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Admission
Mon.-Thu.: 2 p.m. to close

June 24-26 and August 12-14

(No outside food or pets allowed)

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The Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is open daily from April 1 - October 31 (Hours of Operation).  Admission fee applies seven days a week.

Bring your kids, grandchildren and family to this 1900s turn-of-the-century farm.

Designed to depict a family farm, the Farmstead has nearly 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more.

With the Kansas family farm slowly disappearing, the 12-acre "Children's Farmstead" opened in 1978 and was re-named in 1985 to honor Deanna Rose, the first Overland Park police officer killed in the line of duty.

Deanna Rose's legacy was to bring the charm of the farm to children living in the city. Children treasure such memories as bottle feeding baby goats, milking a cow and taking a horse drawn wagon ride through the woods.

2015 fun facts from the Farmstead - 

37th year of operation
Visitors came from nearly every state in the U.S. and 17 countries worldwide
477,455 visitors, the most in the Farmstead's existence
Pumpkin Hollow, an annual event, had over 15,500 visitors
Over 26,000 volunteer hours were provided to support operations

  • Attractions and Activities

    Attractions and Activities

    Take a trip back in time and relish turn-of-the-century family farm features, including a fishing pond, schoolhouse, Dairy Barn, horse and wagon rides and more.

  • Group and School Tours

    Group and School Tours

    The public is invited to explore the Farmstead anytime the facility is open. Group and school tours are available, by appointment.

  • Birthday Parties

    Birthday Parties

    Let your cowpoke be the star of the party in one of our 10 party corrals.

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Volunteers are an integral part of the Farmstead. A wide range of opportunities are available from greeters to wagon rides.