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Who owns Queens County Farm?

Who owns Queens County Farm?

Three centuries of private ownership came to an end in 1927 when the land, including the historic farmhouse and 19th-century barn complex, was purchased by the State of New York and incorporated into the adjacent Creedmoor Psychiatric Center.

How big is Queens County Farm?

Agriculture. Queens County Farm Museum is one of the longest continually farmed sites in New York State. The farm’s 47-acre historic site has produced food and fed New Yorkers for over three centuries.

Is Queens County Farm dog friendly?

Are pets allowed on the grounds? No. Pets are not allowed, for the safety of the farm animals and visitors.

Is there parking at Queens County Farm?

The farm is located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in Floral Park, Queens. For public transportation, take the E or F subway to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike Station and transfer to the Q46 bus to Little Neck Parkway. Ample neighborhood parking is available and the farm offers parking during larger events.

How much is the Queens County Farm Museum?

Free admission
Grounds are open from 10 am–5 pm. Free admission and no reservations needed. View our COVID-19 guidelines.

Is Queens A county in New York?

The City of New York is made up of five boroughs. Each borough is a county of New York State….New York City Counties.

Borough County
Bronx Bronx County
Brooklyn Kings County
Manhattan New York County
Queens Queens County

What animals are at the Queens County Farm?


  • 2 steer (neutered male cattle; Dexter breed)
  • 6 sheep (Cotswold, Romney, and Cormo breeds)
  • 8 goats (Nubian, Lamancha and Saanen breeds)
  • 2 alpaca (Huacaya breed)
  • 2 pigs (Kunekune breed)
  • 150-250 hens (heritage and rare breeds; brown, blue, and white egg layers)
  • Honeybees in the farm’s apiary.

Where is Queens county in NY?

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City, geographically adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island.

Is Queens bigger than Brooklyn?

With a land area of 109 sq mi, Queens is by far the largest borough, with Brooklyn representing the next largest land area of 71 sq mi. The Bronx and Manhattan are the smallest with only 42 and 23 sq mi respectively.

Is Queens a county or a borough?

The City of New York is made up of five boroughs. Each borough is a county of New York State….New York City Counties.

Borough County
Queens Queens County
Staten Island Richmond County

What is Queens NY known for?

Queens is home to two of the three major NYC area airports, JFK International and LaGuardia. Attractions include Flushing Meadows Park—home to the New York Mets baseball team and the US Open tennis tournament—Kaufman Astoria Studios, Silvercup Studios, and Aqueduct Racetrack.

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