School Groups

A 2 1/2 hour guided tour for third, fourth, and fifth graders is offered during the spring and fall semesters. Topics covered include:

  • A New World: Werner Trimborn and the Lime Industry
  • A Do-It-Yourself Life
  • Digging Up the Past
  • Guess the Gadget – a new part of the school tour in 2008
  • Jeremiah Curtin: Beyond Milwaukee to the World

The tour can be modified for other grades and groups. The cost for the tour is $5 per student. Reservations are required. An adult chaperone is required for each group of ten students. Chaperones are free. To schedule a tour call us at 414-273-8288.


Scouting groups of all ages are welcome. The cost for the tour is $5 per scout. Leaders are free. The tour can be tailored to your needs, call us at 414-273-8288 to schedule.

Adult Groups

A 90 minute guided walking tour of the site, combined with a tour of the nearby Jeremiah Curtin House, costs $5.00. Times can be customized for your group. To schedule a tour, call us at 414-273-8288.

Spend the Whole Day in Greendale!

Have it all planned for you, including lunch! In addition to Historic Trimborn Farm and the Jeremiah Curtin House, visit the Reiman Publications Visitor Center, and the world-renowned Boerner Botanical Gardens. Find out more about this all-inclusive tour package at Discover Greendale.