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Wilder Homestead

177 Stacy Rd, Malone, NY 12953-4425
+1 518-483-1207
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Excellent for tours and historical information

The guides here are so knowledgable and helpful. There is much more to see and do than just tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malone, New York
Great Field Trip Location brimming with history.

Great place to enjoy as a family or on a school field trip. All visitors are able to tour the home... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Malone, New York
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“boyhood home” (5 reviews)
“farmer boy” (10 reviews)
“laura ingalls” (9 reviews)
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177 Stacy Rd, Malone, NY 12953-4425
+1 518-483-1207
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides here are so knowledgable and helpful. There is much more to see and do than just tour the home and grounds. Many times of the year they have special events, such as civil war reinactments, and they have "Christmas with Almanzo" in December.

Thank BKZK
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy as a family or on a school field trip. All visitors are able to tour the home, school, barn, outbuildings and store. The staff is dressed in period appropriate clothing. They are knowledgeable about the history of the era and the...More

Thank FiveinthefamilyNY
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Wilder Farm is one of the premier historical sites in New York State. It is the boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder, the husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder the Author of "The Little House on the Prairie" books. Her book "Farmer Boy" is about the...More

Thank Michael1119
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Fun, funny, insightful guides who thoroughly enjoy what they're doing - and the enthusiasm is infectious. Even if you've not read LIW's book "Farm Boy," the homestead serves as a window into the lives of America's homesteaders and early citizens. The house (original) and the...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Fantastic Tour. Our tour guide was informative and answered every questioned asked. Beautifuil country and home. Great tour for children of all ages.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We found this tour to be fantastic of the Almanzo Wilder's boyhood home, and the rebuilt barns and schoolhouse. Thorough tour with lots of information. We also enjoyed the museum before the tour and walked down to the Trout River across the road from the...More

Thank Oasis_Places
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We are a large family who have enjoyed reading the Little House books out loud several times, and Farmer Boy is the family favorite. I highly recommend reading it before you visit as it will make the visit far more enjoyable. We were on our...More

2  Thank GCC97
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had a great tour and learned a lot. The staff and our tour guide were wonderful with all ages. They were patient and informative. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Visiting the Wilder farm for me was a childhood dream fulfilled after 44 years! The wonderful guides and staff at the visitor's center are friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of the Wilder family and farm life in general. This is a "must see"...More

1  Thank HighExpectationsYVR
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I have long been a fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and I have visited DeSmet, SD, and Mansfield, MO, but had never toured the Almanzo Wilder home in Malone, NY, until last weekend. It's a beautiful spot with a great, informative staff, and the tour...More

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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
The tour did not take long at all and our guide was very informative and answered so many questions from just the 4 of us on the tour (last of the day). I wouldn't like to have gone on my own and missed so much history and... More