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Rentschler Farm


The Rentschler Farm was the working homestead of the Rentschler family between 1901 and 1998.  It now serves as a museum that illustrates farm living between the years of 1900 and 1950.

The historic century-old Rentschler family farm is now owned by the City of Saline and it has been turned into a museum depicting American farm family life during the first half of the 20th century.
The farm museum opened for the first time in May 1999 and has working exhibits housed in the farmhouse and ten barns.

The farm museum is open to the public on Saturdays May through September from 11:00am-3:00pm (farmhouse through mid-December).

Exhibit area includes:
  • Dairy barn
  • Sheep and other animals
  • Hog house and butchering
  • Chicken house
  • Large equipment barn
  • Small equipment
  • Windmill
  • Water pump
  • Ice house
  • Grain and corn harvests
  • Potato crops
  • Farm garden
  • Farm gift shop
1265 East Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI 48176
GPS Coordinates:
42.17373, -83.76515
Phone: 734-429-4494
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