Educational Programs

Discover the Barns (Secondary and up)

Discover the Barns (Secondary and up) School Program

Please note that on site school programs are unavailable until further notice. Visit our Virtual Field Trips.

Program Description

In this introduction to agriculture, your students will explore the museum’s barns and meet a wide range of farm animals, from the tiny domestic honeybee to the gigantic Clydesdale horse. They will also learn about animal husbandry and where food comes from, and will explore various careers within the agri-food sector, including the roles played by science and technology in today’s agricultural industry.

Teacher Tips

Please advise students of potential hazards around large animals and working machinery. Dress for weather conditions (hats, sunscreen, rain gear). Download this pre-visit information PDF or see more pre-visit tips.


$9 per student, $1 per chaperone (group leader is free).
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Grade Level:
Grade 7 - Grade 12 (Ontario), Secondary Cycle 1 - Secondary Cycle 2 (Quebec).
$9 per student
90 minutes
Dates Offered
On site school programs are unavailable until further notice.
Program Location
At the Museum