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Create memories that will last a lifetime in The Farmhouse. Packed with exciting, educational shows and interactive activities, your Farmhouse experience is sure to be unforgettable.

Hosting a range of exciting and interactive shows, if you have ever wanted to shear a sheep or milk a cow, be ready to jump in and have a go, as you will get your chance here!

For an interactive opportunity to experience real farming practices in action, you’ll love The Farmhouse.

Open 10:00am - 6:00pm daily*

*Hands-on activities end at 5pm in The Farmhouse, entertainment will run until 6:00pm.

Add to Planner Legendairy Milking Barn

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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11:15AM, 2:00PM & 4:30PM daily (approx. 30mins)

Ever wondered how milk gets from the cows in the paddock to your fridge? See first-hand the first step in dairy production by hand-milking a cow - a popular and fun activity at the Show! Learn about the dairy industry and how butter and cream are made, then have a go at milking a real cow yourself.

Add to Planner Sheep Shearing Show

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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10:30AM, 1:00PM & 3:30PM daily (approx. 30mins)

Australia is the world's largest producer of wool - but have you ever wondered how the wool gets from the sheep's back into your woolly jumper? Watch a real sheep being shorn whilst learning all about wool, why it is so important and how it is graded. Professional shearers will take the crowd through the shearing process fleece by fleece every day. You can even receive a lesson from the master shearers and try your hand at shearing a sheep!

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Add to Planner Training Horses for Movie Magic

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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12:15PM, 3:00PM & 5:30PM daily (approx. 30mins)

Ever wondered how animals in films know exactly what to do? Come and see Adam, an advanced animal trainer, demonstrate how animals are trained for films, TV and live performances. Adam's main aim is to inspire people to provide better conditions and show more respect for our planet's amazing creatures through connections made when people and animals work together.

Add to Planner Pat a Pig

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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10:00AM - 6:00PM daily

Get up close to farm favourites in the pat-a-pig area of The Farmhouse. Find out about these friendly animals and how important they are to farming life.

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The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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10:00AM - 6:00PM daily

Get up close and pat a chook in The Farmhouse! Find out about these friendly, feathered animals and how important they are to farming life.

Add to Planner Little Green Thumbs

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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10:00AM - 6:00PM daily

Kids - try your hand at gardening at Little Green Thumbs! Pot a seedling, take it home to put in the garden where it will flourish and be reminded of your memorable and fun day at the Show!

Add to Planner Digging for Veggies

The Farmhouse featuring the Department of Education and Training

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10:00AM - 6:00PM daily

Get your hands dirty in this fun and interactive activity, teaching kids where their food comes from. Hunt in the dirt for buried spuds, carrots and more in the veggie patch and sort them for a hands-on farm experience.

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