Oliver Kelley Farm

A living-history farm that was home to a rural American leader. 

Experience the story of farming and food. Visit a working 1860s farm established by Oliver H. Kelley, founder of the Grange, the first successful national farming organization. The whole family can meet farm animals, interact with costumed farmhands as they work in the house, barn, kitchen, garden and fields, and participate in a wide variety of activities that follow the farming cycle and change with the season.


-Working fields and heirloom vegetable garden

-Oxen, draft horses, cattle, chickens, sheep and pigs

-Activities in barn, fields and farmhouse

-2.5-mile hiking trail along Mississippi River

-National Historic Landmark

The Oliver Kelley Farm is a Minnesota Historical Society site.

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Latitude: 45.26131 Longitude: -93.536546 Elevation: 891 ft
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Hours Open

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day: Sun noon-5pm, Mon & Tues closed, Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. Open July 4 and weekends in May, Sept and Oct.

Time Period Represented


Seasons Open

Spring, Summer & Fall

Visitor Fees

$9 Adults, $7 Seniors(65+), Active military w/ ID, Students w/ ID, $6 Children ages 5-17, FREE Children age 4 & under and MNHS members

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