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Blue Ridge Farm  & Museum

. Description:  A part of the Blue Ridge Institute on the campus of Ferrum College, the Farm museum has limited hours for walk-ins, but group tour reservations may be made at other times.  Some tours are limited to less than 10.  
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Address:
Blue Ridge Institute & Museum
Ferrum College
PO Box 1000
Ferrum, VA 24088

Parent Organization:
Blue Ridge Institute, Ferrum College
Contacts
Phone 540 365-4416
e-mail  mailto:bri@ferrum.edu
URL(s)
Blue Ridge Institute
 www.blueridgeinstitute.org
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
FARM mid-May to mid-Aug for walk-ins 1-5           10-5
GALLERY only also open Sundays mid-May to mid-Aug 1 -5 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4 10-4
Farm
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gallery
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of  MAR 2008
Gallery is free
charge for farm
unable to verify fees
 $3    $4  $3 $4 adult, $3 child
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info: Groups by reservation only, season for group tours extends APR-OCT
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact: 
703 365-4416
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: On summer weekends, walk ins can see interpreters working the fields, doing chores, or preparing meals or baking bread.  Try to find enough people for a group visit. The Day on the Farm, limited to 8-12 visitors involves the visitor putting on period clothing and joining the staff in daily activities on the farm for 4 hours.  It costs $16 per person, but you can't get more hands-on.
Big Events: Blue Ridge Folklife Festival (Oct) Suggested Stay: 
Period early 1800's Structures Type of Site Farm
Buildings: farm buildings
Interpreters: Craftspeople: 
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly: Cornbread tour (ages 5-9, group of 10 or less)
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