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Washington Island Farm Museum

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Do it yourself tour

Lots of buildings to explore on your own. Great educational tour for young people. One barn has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
victoriah788
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Interesting displays of settlers life

The displays of life-ways of first European farmers were more interesting than I thought. Lots more... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colleen587
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Duluth, Minnesota
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1675 Jackson Harbor Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9045
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of buildings to explore on your own. Great educational tour for young people. One barn has old farm type clothes to dress up in and do your own photo shoot around a carriage. Live animals...bring quarters to buy feed for them. Most buildings are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The displays of life-ways of first European farmers were more interesting than I thought. Lots more than just machinery - butter churns, analog "vacuum cleaners", household and kitchen tools galore. I came away with a greater appreciation of all the implements we use in daily...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

For a "city-boy" this was a fascinating trip to view the farm equipment and get a much better appreciation of the tools, skills and hard work the farmers of past times had to endure to grow food. Worth your time, especially for the non-farm person.

Thank TKBurns
Reviewed 5 August 2018

There were lots of things to see here. You would spend an hour or less here, but lots of neet stuff. This is a very nice place for grade school age chidren, especially if grandpa was along.

Thank Allen_M_54
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I loved this place, the history is interesting, the animals....adorable! Perfectly preserved way of life, expertly represented....

Thank HTBMartin
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very clean, well organized farm where you can view the equipment, buildings, and live animals such as goats and rabbits, Feed for them is for sale in dispensers, for a quarter, or you can pick a handful of grass for them. Check out the cabin...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The farm has animals you can feed and a wide selection of buildings and machines for you to explore. The farm museum has something for every age.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My husband and I were traveling with a group of seniors and this was one of our stops with the Cherry Train. Dick was a wonderful historian, driver, sightseer. He provided us with a great history of the Farm Museum and made it very interesting....More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

The farm was set up nicely with the barns, home and displays. There were goats and chickens you could feed. While it was nice to see, if I would have been driving, I probably wouldn't have stopped.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A reasonable amount of exhibits but most were not well-labeled. Liked the goat, the fancy chickens and the early settler cottage though.

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Response from UPwrite | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in July, the cabin where they lived was open. It is very small. If that's what you mean by 'the house", then the answer is yes.
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