Thursdays, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

June 20 to September 19, 2024 (excluding July 4)

Suggested Donation: $5

Please join us for informal tours of the house, library, and grounds. No reservations are necessary. All are welcome.


How long should I allow for a visit?  Allow at least one hour for your visit. Most programs last at least one hour.  Check our program schedule here for a listing of upcoming programs.

Are there tours available?  Yes. You can take a self guided tour of grounds and/or join one of the docents for a guided tour of the house.

Can you accommodate large groups for tours?   yes. Advance notice of one week is appreciated so that sufficient docents are present to conduct a tour. Email us at or leave a phone message at 207-288-0237.

Is Garland Farm accessible for people with disabilities?  Yes. Please visit our accessibility page here.

Are pets allowed?  Service dogs are allowed on the grounds, in the house and in the barn where educational programs are held.

To volunteer, please contact

Directions to Garland Farm

GPS Address:

475 Bay View Drive

Bar Harbor, ME 04609

+44° 25′ 43.81″, -68° 19′ 25.22″

Garland Farm is located on Route 3 on Mount Desert Island. From the island bridge, go east toward Bar Harbor for approximately 2 miles and turn left on Bay View Drive. Turn left into the parking area in the field and follow footpath to barn.

From downtown Bar Harbor, go north on Route 3 passing Hadley Point Road (about 7 miles). Continue .7 miles, turn right on Bay View Drive, then left into the parking area. Do not park on Bay View Drive.

Accessible parking is available with advance notice. Please call 207-288-0237.

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