Attractions and Activities

The Farmstead welcomes all groups. Reservations are requested.

  • Vic's General Store

    Vic's General Store

    A replica of a 1900s general store, Vic's General Store sells Farmstead apparel, old-time candy and fudge, toys, etc. so that visitors are able to take home a little past with them.

  • Alex & Emily's Ice Cream Parlor

    Alex & Emily's Ice Cream Parlor

    Hand-dipped ice cream is featured at the Alex & Emily's Ice Cream Parlor. Other concession food and snacks are also available.

  • Animals

    Animals

    The Farmstead has just about any animal found on a Kansas family farm in the 19th Century.

  • Birthday Parties

    Birthday Parties

    Book your child's birthday party at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead. Guests will enjoy the wagon rides, fishing, mining, pony rides and much more.

  • Schoolhouse

    Schoolhouse

    Set among our apple orchard, just east of the mining camp, is a replica of a 1900 one-room country schoolhouse.

  • Mining Camp

    Mining Camp

    Using a sifter, guests can pour their "rough" and move it around in the water to see what wonderful gems they discover.

  • Dairy Barn

    Dairy Barn

    Staff care for calves of the major dairy breeds, a Holstein and a Jersey/Holstein cow, in and around the barn.

  • Indian Encampment

    Indian Encampment

    The encampment and earthen lodge are historically accurate, culturally sensitive replicas of a small Kanza Indian village.

  • Ben's Bank

    Ben's Bank

    Stepping inside the bank is like stepping back in time with the building's tin ceilings, old-fashioned tellers cage, and cannon ball safe.

  • Wagon Rides

    Wagon Rides

    Take a relaxing 10-15 minute horse drawn hayride through the woods on the perimeter of the Farmstead.

  • Fishing Pond

    Fishing Pond

    Cast your old-fashioned cane pole into Grandpa Bob's Fishing Pond and pull out a fish nearly every single time.

  • Pony Rides

    Pony Rides

    Hop on one of our ponies, led by an attendant, and meander around a figure-eight trail.

  • Push Pedal Tractors

    Push Pedal Tractors

    Children can pick their favorite child-size metal tractor and take it out for a spin on the circle track.

  • Play Areas

    Play Areas

    The Farmstead has three play areas for visiting children, including a large covered red slide coming out of a barn.