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Billings Farm and Museum

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Address: 69 Old River Road, Woodstock, VT 05091
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One of the finest Jersey farms in America and a museum of Vermont's rural...

One of the finest Jersey farms in America and a museum of Vermont's rural past: dairy farm, award-winning 1890 Farm House, engaging farm life exhibits. Daily livestock programs and hands-on activities, afternoon milking, audiovisual presentations, museum shop, dairy bar. May- Oct., 10-5; weekends Nov.-Feb., & Christmas & Feb. vacation weeks 10-4.

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A lot of fun

Went on Tuesday on Presidents weekend. Admission was 26 dollars for 2 seniors. Went on sleigh ride, about 10 minutes no wait. Went to see farm animals and fun experience. Intern... read more

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New Hyde Park, New York
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on Tuesday on Presidents weekend. Admission was 26 dollars for 2 seniors. Went on sleigh ride, about 10 minutes no wait. Went to see farm animals and fun experience. Intern around cows was very knowledgeable and you could tell she loved the animals. Went farmhouse and seen how folks lived in early 1900's. Staff was very friendly and informative.... More 

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A historical ,working farm with lots of events on weekends during warm weather. A great place to take children, especially when an event is going on. Also be sure to tour the Marsh-Billings, Rockerfeller Mansion while you are there.

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Thank magicdoc55
Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback, magicdoc. We're also open 10-4 each weekend from November - February, as well as Feb. 11 - 26, when we're featuring sleigh rides. More 

Edgartown, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely sleigh ride and enjoyed the education on New Jersey cows and dairy farming. Lots of demonstrations.

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Thank Joanne41558
Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

We're pleased you & your family enjoyed your visit, Joanne! More 

New Paltz, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

What an enchanting way to spend a Christmas vacation, Woodstock Vermont! Snow drifted across the fields making the holiday just perfect. The visit to Billings Dairy Farm just a cool way to interact with the local culture. The farm boast a fully functioning dairy farm providing locals & travelers with a plethora of fresh delights. Known for their Cheeder, theses... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thank you Charlene. We hope to see you and your family again during the warmer weather, when the farm is an entirely different experience! More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Billings Farm is a wonderful place to visit. We especially liked the visiting the historic farmhouse. It was neat to see a working dairy farm. The staff does a good job making your visit an educational experience. The sleigh ride included in the price of admission is a nice touch.

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, Katrob1999! More 

Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

While on vacation in VT to go skiing we decided to stop at the Billings Farm & Museum - and are glad we did! A lot of great history about Woodstock, VT and the Marsh/Billings/Rockefeller families (don't skip or miss the short video/film). Learned about their jersey cows and got to see them up close, toured the Farmhouse where staff... More 

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

We're pleased that you decided to take a break from skiing to visit! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

So happy we decided to visit the farm!! If you're coming to Woodstock, this is a definite to check out! The staff here were all so wonderful and knowledgeable, and the cows are gorgeous....don't miss the new born nursery for some real cuties ;)

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thanks, Jen B. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your visit! More 

Milton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

If you're in the area, don't miss Billings Farm. A working farm as a museum of what the area was like in the late 1800s. Cows being milked, activities, horses, tour of an 1890 household. We've been here multiple times as my son has grown older. We all love it.

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Thank James G
Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

James, thank you. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Working farm for dairy, fruit and vegetables. Some horses for a carriage ride. Two story old farm house as a museum. Let's have you a peek into the life of the people 100-150 years ago. Showing movies and a candle maker for the kids.

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Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! More 

Morton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The dreary weather certainly didn't dampen our trip here, a great place and the 30 minute movie is interesting and very educational.

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Thank britchickusa
Darlyne F, General Manager at Billings Farm and Museum, responded to this review

We're pleased the weather didn't prevent you from visiting. There's plenty to do indoors if the weather isn't great! More 

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