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Howell Living History Farm

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Address: 70 Woodens Ln, Lambertville, NJ 08530-2504
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A trip to Howell Living History Farm in February

Not too many people were visiting on a cold day in February, but several people inside asked if they could answer questions. The place is run by Mercer County and there is... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Not too many people were visiting on a cold day in February, but several people inside asked if they could answer questions. The place is run by Mercer County and there is publicity material available in an anteroom. (see picture of entrance). An adjoining barn has various farm-related items (picture).

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Thank PatentGod
West Amwell, New Jersey
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Howell Farm is managed by Mercer County, and they do a great job with the place. Always great activities almost year round with focus on major holidays and key farming activities. Usually a different one every Saturday when the farm is open. Start in the main building to check the schedule and register (if needed) for any special event.... More 

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

What a wonderful visit to the farm...staff was well informed and gave an excellent interpretive experience.

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Thank Elainemkh
Marlboro, New Jersey
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went on a beautiful Fall day, the colors on the trees were changing and all looked so nice and serene with the animals in the picture and the scenery of the buildings and trees. Nice place for little kids to see some animals and get some fresh air.

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Thank worldygirl
new jersey
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199 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been there several times for their Halloween event. The hay ride through their fields are a thrill for children and adults too. The food and drinks are good and refreshing on a day out in the fresh air.

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Pipersville, Pennsylvania
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156 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Howell Living Farm has a great corn maze they run each year to raise funds for the farm. It is approximately 5 acres in size. You enter the maze and need to find mailboxes that contain pieces of the maze. When you have all of the pieces you have a completed picture of the maze to use to find your... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We brought our grandchildren on a weekday (school was in session) and received a personal tour by Miss Jane of the animals at the farm. Miss Jane is a wealth of information and a real natural with the kids. They pumped well water for the horses, collected eggs from the chickens and watched in awe as Miss Jane clipped an... More 

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Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is our second year going to the corn maze. Howell Farm does a great job! $10 to enter the maze. You have to collect puzzle pieces & answer questions. The kids loved it. Also, don't forget to send your camera up in the silver bucket.... so the workers can snap a photo of you. Fun afternoon and the employees... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were very impressed with the living farm. The people who work here were wonderful with the children. I was there with my daughter-in-law and 3 grandchildren, ages 1, 3 and 5. There were sheep, horses, oxen, geese, chickens and pigs to see. They were brought into the vegetable garden and picked carrots which they washed off and then ate.... More 

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Thank Kathleen W
Lambertville, New Jersey
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8 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

if you like living history and you like the saturday event - you will enjoy this place. i espeically enjoy the fiddling constests

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