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Indoor and outdoor education opportunities abound at the farm where we offer a variety of programs and have a state-of-the-art Outdoor Education Center. 

Animal Chats & Virtual Storytime

Learn a little bit about some of our farm animals by following the links below. Teachers are welcome to use these resources for their classroom. We also offer guided field trips to the farm.

Cub Scout Patch

Wheeler Historic Farm has a Wheeler Historic Farm Walk Cub Scout Patch. The requirements can be completed in about one hour. The patch is available at Boy Scout headquarters. Cub Scouts may earn their patch by completing the following requirements with their Den, Pack or Family:

  • Bring a garbage bag and gather litter. Put the bag in a trashcan.
  • Attend the milking session (optional) @5:00 PM. 50¢ for Scouts and leaders earning their patch Regular fee $1 per person to view the demonstration.
  • Answer the following questions:

Quarter Horses and Belgian Horses.

We have two Belgian Draft horses, Dodge and Dixie. In the early 1900’s they would have been used to pull wagons and plow fields.

Thresher, Manure Spreader and Potato Planter.

These items are in the Machinery Barn, located east of the cow pastures. Other items can be found throughout the property.

Ice Harvesting. Just like in the movie "Frozen", Ice was cut in the ponds and used for refrigeration. It was stored in the Ice House to be used year-round.

Ponds were also popular for Ice Skating.

Women and children

Brown (red)

Weaving rugs, blankets, and fabric for clothing

  • Cow: calf
  • Sheep: lamb
  • Turkey: poult
  • Chicken: chick
  • Pig: piglet
  • Horse: foal

Some can produce up to 10 gallons a day

Field Trips

We offer guided tours highlighting family farm life at the beginning of the 20th century. Tours can accommodate all group types including: schools, scouts, religious groups, families, special needs, etc. Plan on one hour for your tour.

$4 per person (Title 1 Schools: $3 per person)

Blacksmith demonstration, enjoy a wagon ride, learn about the animals and take a glimpse into old-fashioned farm living.

$4.50 per person

In addition to the Farm Tour, participants will enter the Historic Farm House main floor, a downstairs tour of the farmhouse museum.

$3 per person

Some schools visit the farm on their own, without a tour guide. If you would like to add a wagon ride to your visit, we recommend make a reservation as wagon rides sell out on busy Spring days.

Farm tour plus hay maze and playland is $11 for 2023

  • Farm tour + wagon ride: $4 per person
  • Farm & house tour + wagon ride: $4.50 per person
  • Farm tour + hay maze & playland: $9 per personà$11
  • Add $3 per person for a special tour size pumpkin with any tour

Bring your class to experience fall at the farm!

  1. Send in tour request form either by fax or email. You can contact Wheeler Farm to check tentative availability for your requested date(s).
  2. Once received, The Farm will review your request within 24—48 hours (1—2 business days) and contact you regarding your tour.
  3. The Farm will place a tentative hold on your available date and send you a Confirmation Letter by email.
  4. A payment must be received within one week to confirm your tour date. Payments can be made by cash, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, cashier check or money order. No checks unless being paid from a school district or approved public school administration.
  5. Tours reserved within one week of the tour date must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

  • Tours must be reserved a minimum of one week in advance. Full payment is due upon tour approval. Payments can be made in-person or online (instructions will be sent from Wheeler Farm at time of reservation). We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, cashier check or money order.
  • Your reservation is not complete until you’ve received a Confirmation Letter and your account is paid in full.
  • Tour fees are charged for students, teachers and chaperones. Please estimate as close as possible. There is an additional late fee of $1 per person paid the day-of. Due to scheduling of guides day-of registration will be limited to five (5) individuals.
  • Tour Cost: $4, $3, or $4.50 per person (adults and children 2 years and older) depending on the tour selected.
  • Cancellation: We require 48 hours notice for any cancellation and a 25% cancellation fee will apply.
    Inclement Weather: Cancellations due to snow/rain can be rescheduled for a later date or refunded in full.
    No Call/No Show: Results in a forfeiture of all monies paid to Wheeler Farm. We take a loss when this occurs.
    Tours start on the designated hour. We are unable to extend the time of a tour in the event of a late arrival.


If you're interested in learning the craft of woodcarving, join the Great Salt Lake Woodcarvers for some hands-on instruction. The goal of the club is to advance the art and enjoyment of wood carving. Open carve each week on Tuesdays 6:00-9:00 PM (every month except December).