Plan Your Visit

Covid-19 Visitor Guidelines

Queens farm offers a variety of programs including classes for children & adults, special events, site tours, volunteer farmer days, and corporate & private site rentals. Visit Today on the Farm to see what’s happening today!

Queens Farm is one of the longest continually farmed sites in New York State, dating back to 1697.  It showcases how a colonial farmstead evolved into a bustling truck farm serving the needs of a growing city.

Queens Farm connects visitors to agriculture and the environment through the lens of its 47-acre historic site, providing learning opportunities and creating conversations about biodiversity, nutrition, health and wellness, climate change and preserving local history. It is a vital and rare resource in an ever-changing, continually developing city, and beyond. 

Our grounds are open to the public seven days a week, year-round from 10 am to 5 pm (except on special event days). Stop by the Farm Store / Welcome Center to pick up a site-map. You will find directions to where the goats, sheep, alpaca, steer, and hens are and details about what’s new on the farm that day.

Visitor Guidelines

  • Farm grounds and restrooms are accessible.
  • Queens Farm is smoke-free. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the premises.
  • Please do not pick produce, or flowers, walk into growing fields or climb trees.
  • For the health of our livestock, please do not feed animals anything except food for sale on site.
  • Pets are not allowed, for the safety of the farm animals and visitors. Service animals are permitted as described by the ADA.
  • Strollers, backpacks, and bottled water are permitted on the grounds. No designated storage for strollers, bags, or coats.
  • Bicycle rack available on-site. For the safety of our farmers and visitors, there is no bicycling, rollerblading or electric scootering is allowed on-site.
  • Casual visitor photography is permitted, however staged photos, photo shoots and commercial photography requires a farm issued permit and payment of applicable fees. Learn more.
  • During your visit, you may be videotaped or photographed by a QCFM employee or authorized guests. Your admission here serves as permission for use of your images.

Group Visits

Group visits by a school or organization require advance registration and admission fees apply. Visit Education to learn more and register for a virtual tour, school-to-farm program, self-guided visit (small groups of 20 or fewer people attending from a school/organization) or an Insider’s Tour.

General Admission
Free to the public, except for special ticketed admission days and group visits

Hours
Open Daily, year-round from 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Except New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

Farm Store & Welcome Center
Monday – Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Hayrides (weather permitting)
Daily
Monday – Friday, On the Hour 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Saturday – Sunday, Ongoing 11:00AM – 4:00PM

Historic Adriance Farmhouse Tours
Due to COVID-19 tours are suspended

Compost Drop Off
Daily, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Learn More

Egg Sales
Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00AM – 5:00PM (or until they sell out)
Learn More

Seasonal Farmstand
May 12 – November 7, 2021
Wednesday – Friday, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Saturday – Sunday, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Learn More

Grounds and office closed on New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day

Frequently Asked Questions

General admission to Queens Farm is free to individuals and families 354 days of the year, except during special event days. See Events page for a listing of annual events. All group visits by schools or organizations require advance registration and admission fees apply.

Our 47 acres are open daily for individuals and families to explore, except during special event days and holidays. Visit our Farm Store to pick up a map, then take a stroll to view our growing fields, gardens, and see our heritage-breed livestock. See what’s happening on the Today on the Farm page.

No. We do not accept animal donations to protect the health and well-being of our own livestock. Please call 311 for resources.

We carry our farm-fresh eggs and raw wildflower honey in our Farm Store. See Farm Store page to learn more.

No, but we sell our produce at our Seasonal Farmstand five days a week from mid-May through early November.

Snacks and beverages are available to purchase in our Farm Store. There is no café onsite, but visitors are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy. For lunch options nearby, we suggest farmer favorites: Usha Foods, Luigi’s, and What-A-Bagel Café.

Yes! Individuals ages 18 & older are welcome to dig in with our farmers in the growing fields seasonally. Please note that we do not offer hands-on work with our livestock. Due Covid-19 individuals must register in advance online. See Volunteer page to learn more.

No, but credit/debit cards are accepted in our Farm Store. The nearest ATM is on the corner of Little Neck Parkway and Union Turnpike.

Yes, our community compost drop-off program is open to local residents. Food scraps can be deposited into our tumbler bins daily from 10:00am–4:00pm, except during public events or holidays. Please note: Queens Farm does not permit vehicles on site; if you need a cart to bring food scraps over, please inquire in our Farm Store. See Compost page to learn more.

Pets are not allowed, for the safety of the farm animals and visitors. Service animals are permitted as described by the ADA.

Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Floral Park, New York 11004-1129

718.347.3276

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Education Programs

Experience the legacy of three centuries of agriculture in New York City. On April 2, 1697, John Harrison sold his land to Elbert Adriance setting in motion over 300 years of continuous farming that is preserved and interpreted by the Queens County Farm Museum today.