Time to actually live IN the history books at Queens County Farm Museum, where the history dates back to 1697 and a visit here feels like you have transported back to that time. In fact, it's the ONLY working historical farm in the city!
The museum occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland set across 47 acres, and is also the longest continuously farmed site in the state of New York.
So many fun facts already kids and you're not even there yet!
A visit to Queens County Farm Museum is where you can explore historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, and of course real livestock and farm vehicles too!
The grounds are so peaceful and tranquil, it's worth taking time to explore the orchard and herb gardens too.
As the only remaining vestige of New York City's agricultural past, Queens County Farm Museum offers kids an chance to learn about the processes of farm production, and how products move from soil to table.
Other key elements of the farm's interpretation include their barns and outbuildings and even honey bee hives, plus they have a broad range of educational programs for children and adults, AND a variety of annual special events plus weekend visitor tours too.
Phew, with so much to see and do at Queens County Farm Museum, you might just need to get started now to fit it all in!