Learn about the roles that chickens, pigs, horses, sheep and other animals play on a working farm at Barnyard Critter Day on Sunday, June 25, 2023. Boulder County Parks & Open Space hosts the FREE event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agricultural Heritage Center in Longmont.
Demonstrations and hands-on activities make this event a journey of discovery for all ages.
Join in the fun and grab a bite from Taqueria Chihuahua food truck during your visit.
Visitors to the Agricultural Heritage Center get a glimpse into the history of agriculture in this area while enjoying the rural surroundings and views of the front range. This site focuses on the years 1900 to 1925 when local families prospered as farmers and witnessed the coming of the Modern Age.
Site highlights include:
- Limited-time special exhibit in partnership with The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and the Longmont Museum in the McIntosh Barn: agriCULTURE
- Interactive museum exhibits in the red barn.
- 1909 farmhouse furnished with items from the 1910s.
- Two barns
- Milk house
- Heirloom garden.
- Blacksmith shop, old farm machinery.
No pets are permitted to ensure working animals will not be distracted.
8348 Highway 66, Longmont.