Information for Groups

Guided Tours

The Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm is open to the public and guided tours are available by appointment only.

We welcome groups of all sizes from schools, churches and civic organizations.

To schedule a group tour, please contact Susan Chaisson using one of the following methods.

Adult Groups

Grounds Tour: $8 per person

To make reservations or to inquire about Adult Group Guided Tours:

Phone: (706) 367-2949 (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Email: info@shieldsethridgefarminc.com

Students or Youth-Organization Groups (K-12) of any size

Grounds Tour: $8 per person

Teachers or school personnel are admitted free of charge; all other adults will be admitted at the rate of $8.

To make reservations or to inquire about Student / Youth Guided Tours:

Phone: (706) 367-2949 (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Email: info@shieldsethridgefarminc.com

Extended Field Trips

Students can also study in-depth topics at Shields-Ethridge Farm. We will customize your visit to meet your group’s educational needs. Rates will vary depending on needs.

To make reservations or to inquire about group rates for an Extended Field Trip:

Phone: (706) 367-2949 (Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)
Email: info@shieldsethridgefarminc.com

Box Lunches for Groups

Box lunches can be ordered in advance. A picnic area is available.

Self Guided Tours

The Shields-Ethridge Farm Self Guided Walking Tour is a combination of an interactive iPhone/iTouch App, informative signage, and printed map and brochure designed to direct groups or individuals to the remarkable farm buildings of Shield-Ethridge Farm.

Self Guided Grounds Tour: free

No Reservations are necessary for self guided tours.

More information about Self Guided Tours.


Reservations are required for all school group visits.
Reservations are available on a first come, first served basis.
A deposit is required to finalize confirmation.
Admission rates are subject to change; please check with us for current pricing. Seasonal discounts or blackout periods may apply.