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Come to the farm in the city! The Agriculture Museum

Educational Programs 1997-98
General Information


We have something for every grade and subject at the Agriculture Museum. Touch a lamb, smell some hay, watch a milking machine demonstration, hold a freshly laid chicken egg... Your students will long remember their visit to the farm in the city.


Program information

-The Agriculture Museum consists of two barns which feature dairy and beef cattle, pigs, sheep, chickens, horses and goats, the "Barn of the 1920's" exhibit and "The Amazing Potato" exhibit
-Available in October and from March to June (see specific dates for each program)
-Programs last between 60 and 90 minutes, and are scheduled between 9 am and 3 pm
-After booking, you will receive a package with ideas and suggestions for pre- and post-visit activities, and a museum educator (where applicable) will phone you to discuss your visit
-Reservations: 991-3053


Programme fees

Self-guided visit: $1.50 per student; 1 adult free per 5 students
All other programmes:
$2.00 per student; 1 adult free per 5 students
Maximum group size per educator is 25 students, except for guided tours (max. 35) and self- guided visits (no maximum). Minimum group size is 15 students; a minimum fee will be charged, except for special days where there is no minimum group size.
Cancellation fee: $20 for programmes cancelled within 2 weeks of the programme date.


Location

All programs take place at the Agriculture Museum on the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa.

Mailing Address:

Agriculture Museum,
P.O. Box 9724, Station T
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 5A3

Telephone: (613) 991-3053
Fax: (613) 990-3654.


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