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era of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United
States, will be recalled during the dedication of the restored
1906 Dairy Barn at Garfield Farm Museum on at 5 pm on
Saturday, July 13. Joe Wiegand will portray Roosevelt, sharing
stories of his youth, his adventures and selfless dedication
to American values at the dawn of the 20th century.
Advanced ticket purchase is required. Click
for more event information - To purchase tickets
($50 per person) online go to our
'donate' page and enter 'Barn Dedication' in the
'Special Instruction' box
The museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events. Seminars are held on such topics as prairie, woodlands, and wetlands management; bat and blue bird box construction; and fruit tree grafting. Specials shows bring rare breed livestock, heirloom garden products and seeds, and collections of antique farm tools. Prairie walks are conducted monthly. And there are social events like barn dances and a candlelight tavern reception at the Inn in December. See the Calendar of Events for more details.
Garfield Farm Museum also welcomes school field trips. Go to the educational resources page for more details.
Internships in natural areas management and museum management are also available for high school, college, and graduate school students.
Garfield Farm is in Campton Hills,IL on Garfield Road just north of Illinois Route 38 between Geneva and Elburn, Illinois. It is about 3 miles west of Randall Road, which is at the west edge of Geneva and St. Charles. From Illinois Route 38 turn north on Garfield Road and go about 1/4 mile to the museum's entrance.
From June through September, the Garfield Farm Museum is open for drop in tours from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays and Wednesday. All other times by appointment, year round. (For an appointment to visit Garfield Farm Museum, call 630/584-8485.) Basic tour donation is $4 per adult and $3 per child under 13 years of age. Special events, seminars and classes have fees ranging from $6 to $500.