The Glenview Park District’s 18.6 acre Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning. The farm provides a unique opportunity for families to learn about our farming heritage and experience first hand “the way things used to be.”
In addition to the cows in the pasture, Wagner Farm has chickens, draft horses, and pigs as well as a restored farmhouse and barn and the award-winning Wagner Farm Heritage Center. The Heritage Center contains interactive exhibits where you can learn about farming from the early 20th century through the present, “shop through history” at our 1930’s Grocery Store or purchase a souvenir of your visit from our Museum Store.
This place is great! You usually do not find a farm in the middle of an urban environment. The kids love coming here. We especially like their fall programs (i.e. bon fires, hay rides, ghost stories etc). They also sell pumpkins. You can have birthday parties here too.
Great for younger kids. We took our 3 year old there and she had a great time. Hard to believe there is a farm this close to Chicago!