The solar-powered barn houses goats and a cheesemaking facility. Inside, each step of the cheesemaking process is visible to guests traveling along a public corridor. Hildene’s dairy farming legacy; Robert sent butter to his friends in Chicago and Peggy’s herd of dairy cows made Hildene’s Dene Farm their home.
The overall Hildene tour highlights include Welcome Center video presentations, The Lincoln Family Home’s 1,000-pipe Aeolian organ, The Museum Store in the historic carriage barn, the restored 1903 wooden Pullman Palace car, Rowland Agricultural Center at Hildene Farm and the renewed Dene Farm in the valley below. Courtesy van and covered lunch space. Allow 4 hours for your all-inclusive visit.
Dates of Operation:
Year-round. Daily. Closed major holidays.
Group Policy and Rates:
Reservations please. $15.00 per person for the full Hildene tour, escort and driver complimentary. Allow 4 hours for your all-inclusive visit.