Garfield Farm Museum begins summer hours

By on June 7, 2013

CAMPTON HILLS—June is officially the start of the summer tour season at Garfield Farm Museum. Walk-in tours are available from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays through September.

Visitors to the farm can escape the complexities of modern life and travel back to a time before television, the Internet and smart phones. During the tour, interpreters in period clothing will show visitors what life was like back in the 1840s. Highlights include rare breed farm animals, historic barns and the 1846 brick tavern.

Tours are $3 for adults and $2 for children ages 12 and under. For more information, contact the museum at (630) 584-8485 or Garfield Farm Museum is located on Garfield Road in Campton Hills.