Farm Life Tour

Featuring early Colonial Farm Life or Julian Pioneers this tour includes 5-6 of the activities bulleted below and is a great field trip for K-3rd Grade levels! This program is not held at the Mining Company, but at our farm located just up the road from Julian Mining Co.

Julian Farm and Orchard, 4381 Highway 78

(This is also our popular Fall Pumpkin Patch field trip)


  • Apple Cider Press (Fall)

  • Animal Husbandry

  • Candle Dipping

  • Tractor-Drawn Hayride

  • Butter Making

  • Pioneer Chores, Laundry 

  • Kitchen Garden (Summer)

  • Wool Carding

  • Pie Making

  • Mini Pumpkin to take home (Fall)


Cost is $12..75 per person and a group minimum of 25 is required to reserve a date. Families or smaller groups can be added to an existing date for $15 each. Call ahead for availability 951-312-9940. Activities may vary and other schools, groups, or organizations may be present. Number of costumed guides varies with size of group. Most tours start at 10:00 AM and conclude around 12:15 PM, but exceptions can be made with prior approval. No portion of this tour will be repeated for late arrivals, please make arrangements to arrive 10-15 minutes before your tour is scheduled. All deposits are non-refundable and required to reserve a date. Click here to make a reservation.

See California Curriculum and Content standards met by this field trip for History and Social Studies.

Groups are welcome to bring a sack lunch to eat after the completion of the tour and additional refreshments (cold drinks, jerky, dried fruit, candy) are available for purchase on site. Souvenirs, old-time toys, gems and minerals can be purchased for those that decide bring pocket money.

2017 Julian Mining Company, Julian, CA

4444 State Hwy 78 Julian/Wynola CA 92036

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