Museum Hours

We are open to the general public from the first weekend in May through September. Special arrangements can be made for October by calling the museum.

Spring and Fall Hours — May, June & September:
Fridays and Saturdays from 10 to 4.

Summer Hours — July & August:
Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 to 4.

The Visitor Center office — but not the exhibits — is open year-round, Wednesdays 10-1.

Admission Rates

Museum members receive free admission, one of the many benefits of joining. Become a member today online now or in person at the visitor’s center.

Adults:  $12
Seniors or AAA: $10
Children 6-12: $5
Children under 6: Free
Active Duty Military Families: Free

The Museum accepts credit cards.


Accessibility & Special Services

  • South County Museum has ample parking and can accommodate multiple school and small busses. Handicap access vans/busses can pull up to the ramp of our main exhibit hall to discharge visitors if desired.
  • The Visitors Center, Metz Exhibition Hall and Print Shop are wheelchair-accessible. The other buildings have a step up to access. South County Museum has one wheelchair available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Bathroom facilities are available in the Visitors Center and the Metz Exhibit Building.
  • A baby-changing station is available in one of the Metz’s unisex bathrooms.

Policies and Guidelines

Please do not disturb the animals. Animals are unpredictable: horns, hooves, teeth and beaks can cause injury.

Walk carefully when you’re in the farm − large farm animals may have preceded you.

Smoking is not permitted inside our buildings. Eating and drinking are allowed only with permission from a staff member.

Please, for your own safety, do not walk or climb on fences, walls, trees or farm machines.

Service animals may be admitted. Pets are allowed only on a leash.