Heritage Farm

201 S. Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg · 847-985-2102

PLEASE NOTE: The Heritage Farm Visitor Center is currently undergoing renovation. Click here to learn more!

Step back into the 1880s for a look at when Schaumburg was a rural German farm community!

Hours of Operation (April-Nov. 30)

  • Visitor Center/Shop/Farmhouse: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Visitor information and the Visitor Center Shop will be located at the farmhouse during the Visitor Center renovation.)
  • Farm Grounds & Trails: Daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: dogs, bikes, smoking and collecting are NOT permitted. View site guidelines here.


Admission to Heritage Farm is FREE; however, admission during scheduled special events may require an entrance fee.

General Information

On a visit to Volkening Heritage Farm, you can help with seasonal farm chores, participate in family activities and games of the 1880s or simply visit the livestock and soak in the quiet. Authentically dressed interpreters welcome and guide visitors through the site. Heritage Farm also offers a variety of school programs as well as programs for the general public.