Bring your dog to our inaugural Bark in the Park

September 29th




May 2018

Blue Star Program

Blue Star Program – 05/29/2018 - 09/04/2018
All Day

Blue Star Museums program: All attractions at Washington on the Brazos (Independence Hall, Barrington Living History Farm and Star of the Republic Museum) are offering… Learn More>>

Aug 2018

Teachers Free in August

Teachers Free in August – 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
All Day

Teachers are offered free admission throughout the month of August to all attractions at the complex so they can discover the learning opportunities available at… Learn More>>

Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 08/18/2018 - 12/15/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dress in period… Learn More>>

Runaway Scrape Escape Room

Runaway Scrape Escape Room – 08/18/2018 - 12/15/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Blinn College District’s Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to put on their thinking caps and find their way out of the museum’s… Learn More>>

Sep 2018

Aw, Shucks!

Aw, Shucks! – 09/01/2018 - 09/02/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn was one of Barrington Farm’s most important crops. Discover how we grow, store, and process this important heirloom crop based on Dr. Jones’ writings.… Learn More>>

Home School Days

Home School Days – 09/05/2018 - 10/25/2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Every Wednesday and Friday in September and Thursdays in October, the staff at the Museum and Barrington Farm will present Childhood in Early Texas, an… Learn More>>

Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 09/08/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There’s nothing like a hot meal after a hard day of work. For the enslaved at Barrington, this typically meant cooking their ration of cured… Learn More>>

Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 09/08/2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip back to 1850 as you explore what life was like travelling on the Texas frontier! Don’t miss this great opportunity to ride… Learn More>>

Fall Cleaning

Fall Cleaning – 09/15/2018 - 09/16/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall cleaning is less labor intensive than spring cleaning but still needs to be done to help get the house ready for the cooler months… Learn More>>

Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 09/15/2018 - 11/17/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is holding Farmers Markets under the live oak trees outside the park’s Visitor Center every third Saturday in… Learn More>>


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Since most events occur at least partially outside, guests should dress appropriately for the weather and uneven terrain. Programs and events are open to all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.