Heritage Farmstead Museum
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|O V E R V I E W|
|Facility:||Heritage Farmstead Museum|
|Description:||Living history museum. The original property & buildings of a working farm from the late 1800s in the Texas Blackland Prairie region. Many events include homeschool days, scout programs with a special patch, seasonal festivals, and "Fun at the Farm Fridays"--where a docent reads a book to children(on the front porch of the farmhouse or in the old pole barn!)and then leads some crafts & activities related to the book's theme and the time-period of the farmstead. Wagon rides behind a mule team are also popular. For adults & families, docents in period dress lead tours of the property and large Victorian farmhouse--the house interior is changed every 3 months with a different historical theme: harvest time, mourning, quarentine, Christmas, etc. so visitors can see how a family lived in 1900. Children can do farm chores and have a class in the one-room schoolhouse--they can even ring the school bell! Bring a lunch and eat it under the trees at the farm after your busy farm day. See a working blacksmith shop. A Master Blacksmith teaches adults & teens the art of blacksmithing without modern tools (as a separate series of classes with a separate fee).|
|A D D R E S S|
|Address 1:||1900 West 15th Street|
|V I S I T I N G I N F O|
|Hours:||Tuesday - Sunday: Grounds open from: 10:00 am till 4:30 pm Closed Mondays.
Docent Guided Tours: Tuesday - Sunday: Tour at 1:30 p.m. or by appointment for groups. (Includes tours of the Farrell-Wilson House, Outbuildings, and Grounds)
|Admission:||Fun at the Farm Fridays: $5/child, $3/adult
Different prices for different events - see website.
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