Visit this family-friendly farmstead that shows you what it was like to run a farm in the 1800s.
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead was recently renamed in 1985 to honor Deanna Sue Rose, an officer killed in the line of duty. Established in 1971, this attraction is open from 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free after 2 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Package combos allow for the best price, as some attractions here at the farm require an additional fee. Party corrals and prairie pavilions are available for rent and are great for family gatherings, birthday parties, and more. Events are often hosted for the public to enjoy throughout the year. The farmstead is a beloved family-friendly attraction.
This Farmstead will take you back to the early frontier Westward Expansion era. Visitors can tour a blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, Kanza Indian Encampment, photography parlor, barbershop, gardens, and more. The farm is home to 250 farm animals and birds. Parents can purchase animal feeds and bottles from the general store to feed the animals while they're here. Kids can participate and feed goats, sheep, cows, chickens, and more. The farm has flowers and vegetable gardens. Some of the gardens feature water ponds with walking paths for visitors to enjoy. Additional attractions include a petting pen, wagon rides, pony rides, barn playground, mining camp, pedal tractor race arena, and a Moo-vie Theater, which shows a short film about the history of dairy industries. There are outdoor play areas for kids and the whole family. Food services include the Ice Cream Parlor, Dairy Barn Concessions, General Store, and Farmhouse Concessions. Please note that outside food and drink is prohibited. Those who wish to eat outside food may use the picnic table located at the west entrance between the farm and the main entrance. Enjoy a day on the farm in Overland, Kansas.