Blue Slope Farm & Country Museum

Bring your class to a working Dairy Farm and Country Museum with historical farming and country life artifacts! Home to over 200 happy Holstein cows and Belgian horses. Groups can learn of the process of getting get milk from Blue Slope's very own cows to the drinking glass. Take a wagon ride pulled by by magnificent working horses through the farmland, corn fields, and wooded trails. Learn about the wildlife that cohabit with the farm animals. Inside the museum, groups will see thousands of antique artifacts that have played a role in the development of this country.
Contact Info
Address: 138 Blue Hill Road, Franklin, CT 06254. New London County. Tel: 860-377-3740. Email: Website: Hrs: By appointment. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hrs. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, STEM, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Farm Lesson Plan

The average American may eat 125 pounds of potatoes each year, but corn is actually America's number one field crop, providing ingredients for cereals, peanut butter, snack foods and soft drinks. Use a trip to an agricultural farm to find out where our fruits and vegetables come from. ... Continue