Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

Visit The Gentle Barn - Tennessee

Come Visit Us on a Sunday!

Come hug the cows, give the pigs tummy rubs, spend time with the turkeys, and enjoy a beautiful day at the Gentle Barn! Meet Worthy who was born with a leg deformity, but now lives happily with her mom Indie, and Brother Chris!

Location Sponsorship Information

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Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like more information about volunteering, click here.

Help Keep Our Birds Healthy

Due to the Avian Flu, we are not allowing any persons who have outdoor birds to enter our bird area. We are so sorry for the inconvenience. We must protect our flock.

All guests will be required to step on bleach mats and sanitize their hands upon entering and leaving our bird area.


Open To Public Sundays

Tickets must be reserved in advance

Donation: Adults $20, Kids (2-12y) $10, Under 2y Free

Timed Entry: 10:00a-12:00p, 11:00a-1:00p, 12:00p-2:00p

  • Our program is at your own pace, so feel free to arrive anytime but understand that we close promptly at 2pm;
  • Times are all CENTRAL times.

Please note that tickets are non-refundable.

The barn is located in Christiana, Tennessee. Additional information about barn location will be provided with your reservation.


Regarding Financial Hardships for Sunday Visits

If you are unable to afford the requested donation amount, please contact us.

The Gentle Barn is a non-profit organization and no one will ever be turned away for an inability to donate.


Out of respect for the animals, we kindly ask that you do not bring any dairy, egg, meat, poultry, or seafood onto the property. The Gentle Barn is an outdoor farm environment, therefore we strongly recommend all visiting guests wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, a hat, and plenty of sunscreen. Be sure to bring plenty of water for your group!


Season Passes Available

We have passes for individuals, families and their guests, starting at just $60. A donation towards a Season Pass can be placed online or you may upgrade your already reserved ticket when visiting on Sunday.


Cow Hug Therapy, Private Tours, Groups & Parties

Hosted during the week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
(Not available during public open Sunday)