• Outdoor Learning

    Voices from the Land (June 18-19) presents creative approaches to teaching children about the natural world through outdoor explorations, critical thinking and observational skills.

    Bailey’s Budding Naturalists (June 22-26 and July 20-24) is a camp for children ages 6-11. Kids experience the many wonders of nature through hands-on activities.

  • Tellus Forms

    New watercolor paintings by Robin Reva.

    May 29 until June 28 in the McNeill Woodshed of the Bailey Museum. Opening Reception, Friday, May 29 at 7:00. Come meet the artist and enjoy refreshments.

  • The Holy Earth: Centennial

    Forthcoming in December 2015, this special Centennial Edition of Bailey’s masterwork will feature an appreciation by Wendell Berry, whose own work has been long indebted to Bailey’s writing, and new editorial content by Bailey Fellow John Linstrom.

  • We're open!

    The Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 9:00 – 4:00, through the Fall.

Welcome to the Bailey Museum!

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum is located in the birthplace and childhood home of America’s “Father of Modern Horticulture” and a founder of the “New Agrarian” philosophy, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Jr. We are a museum, National Historic Site, educational outreach center, and culture hub in the small town of South Haven, Michigan. We welcome you, your friends, and your family to come and investigate one of history’s most interesting people. Feel free to join us for events throughout the summer and, if you’re so inclined, we hope you’ll make a small contribution to help keep Bailey’s beliefs alive.

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Internationally Known group comes to South Haven. The Bailey is hosting new workshop, Voices from the Land, Thursday, June 18 from 8:30 – 3:00 and Friday June 19 from 8:30 – 1:00. Registration deadline… Read more »

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For all the mothers out there on this Mother’s Day — you too are cosmic forces!

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Latest from the Museum Blog: updates on The Holy Earth by Liberty Hyde Bailey: Centennial Edition w/ Wendell Berry, and news about an upcoming Bailey panel at a national conference in Pittsburgh this summer!

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