Welcome Center & Farm Store

COVID-19 Update:

All on-site programs, including tours and the Children’s Farmyard, are suspended until further notice. Trails are open. You may order Farm products for curbside pickup at our Farm Store. The Inn and Restaurant will not open as usual this season. More details at: COVID-19 homepage.

Our Welcome Center and Farm Store is closed to foot traffic, but you can order farm products and prepared meals online (cheddar, maple syrup, O Bread, meat, eggs, soups, and lots more!)  Your order will be placed outside the Welcome Center doors for same-day pickup, or you can request free home delivery (Monday-Friday, Shelburne residents only).

(If you do not live locally and want products shipped to your home, please visit our online store.)




  • 9:00AM–5:30PM (seasonally: mid-May to mid-October)
  • 10:00AM–5:00PM (mid-October to mid-May)
  • closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day

Your visit to Shelburne Farms begins here, in what was originally the North Gatehouse for the agricultural estate of W. Seward and Lila Webb. Sample and purchase our farmstead cheddar cheese, other Vermont products and crafts, and children and adult books on nature, agriculture and the environment. Check-in for walking trails Purchase tickets seasonally (general admission, guided tours)