For a day trip that's both exciting and educational, visit Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm. Step back in time and into the lives of 19th century Pennsylvania-German farmers. Tour their buildings, meet their animals, and get a sense of what life was like before the convenience of electricity.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is open for summer tours from late June through Labor Day. Special events are scheduled throughout the year. View the photos below for a look at life on the farm, and plan your summer tour today!

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its buildings include the original farmhouse, an 1850s bank barn, a cabin, spring house, ice house, smokehouse, dry house, and several small barns.

Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride past the Farmhouse at Quiet Valley

Scenic Pathway at Quiet Valley

Scheduled tours and re-enactments take place in Quiet Valley's farmhouse, schoolhouse, cabin, and barn. Period-dressed guides portray daily life on the farm and demonstrate tasks like spinning and weaving, hearth cooking, and candle making.

Loom Demonstration at Quiet Valley

Butter-Churning Demonstrations in the Bank Barn at Quiet Valley

Quiet Valley is home to all the animals typically found on 19th century farms. There are cows, pigs, goats, sheep, Clydesdale horses, rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese.

Farm Animals at Quiet Valley

Piglets at Quiet Valley

In addition to its farmhouse, schoolhouse, cabin, and barn tours, Quiet Valley offers chicken and rabbit feeding, horse-drawn wagon rides, horse grooming and harnessing, and garden and ice house talks.*
*As available, weather permitting. Wagon rides are $3 each.

Take a Wagon Ride at Quiet Valley

Garden Fresh in the Pocono Mountains

Quiet Valley's gift shop is filled with items featured in the farm tours. Wool, woven cloths, corncob darts and other treasures are available for sale.

Homemade Fabrics at Quiet Valley

Quiet Valley hosts seasonal and special events each year. On Saturday, July 9, 2016, Quiet Valley will host Music in the Valley, a celebration of traditional music featuring local performers, hands-on sessions, wagon rides, and children's activities.

Loom at Quiet Valley Gift Shop

See more Quiet Valley photos in our Day on the Farm album.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is open for tours every Tuesday through Sunday through Labor Day Weekend. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit

To learn more about historical attractions in the Pocono Mountains, check out our directory of Cultural and Historical Things to Do. For family day trip ideas, visit our Family Fun page.

We visited Quiet Valley to film a Snapchat story on June 24, 2016. View the video below to see the story, and add PoconoTourism on Snapchat to see fun weekly features from the Pocono Mountains.