Groups and Tours

Aerial view of FarmsteadLarge Group Reservations

Large Group Reservations are not scheduled or guided tours, but in order to have appropriate staffing, we request that groups of 25 or more complete a group reservation form to let us know how many are in your group and your arrival date and time.

*$2/person admission fee applies.

Reservations for each season begin in February of that year.


The Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead offers two tour packages. There is a tour group minimum of 10 guests.

There is a $10 permit fee for tours. To make your reservation, please call 913-895-6390.  Please note that all tour packages must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

Build you own Farmstead Tour Invoice.

Fees are refundable only due to inclement weather.

Guided Farm Tour

Groups of 10-40 people may make special arrangements for guided tours of the Farmstead. Tour groups must provide one adult for every 10 children over the age of 3, or one adult for every six children, 3 and under.

Cost: $6/person (children and adults)


  • admission to the Farmstead,
  • guided tour,
  • a private area for kids to eat lunch (meals not provided),
  • wagon ride, and
  • feed for the animals.

Availability: Monday-Friday. 

Field Trip Scholarships

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead receives nonprofit funding to provide Farm Tour Field Trip Scholarships to eligible Title I schools in the Kansas City metropolitan area.  The application must be submitted at least two weeks before you plan to visit the Farmstead. Awards are subject to availability.

Historical Lesson in the One Room Schoolhouse

Kansas History School Tour

Groups of 10-30 students, first- through fifth-grade, and their chaperones can take a guided tour of the facility that includes historical lessons in the one-room country schoolhouse and Indian Encampment and fishing at Grandpa Bob's Fishing Pond.

Cost: $6/student, chaperones pay the regular $2/person admission fee.


  • admission to the Farmstead,
  • use of period costumes,
  • class photo,
  • area for lunch (meals not provided),
  • historical lessons and
  • fishing.

Availability: Three tour slots daily, Monday-Thursday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.