Join us for the Juneteenth Heritage Celebration.

on June 22nd

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

*OUR FIREWORKS ON THE BRAZOS EVENT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE*

Aug 2019

Traveling in Texas

Traveling in Texas – 08/24/2019 - 08/25/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There are 1,774 miles between Anson Jones’ hometown in Great Barrington Massachusetts and where he lived in Washington Texas. How on earth did he get… Learn More>>


Hands-On-History

Hands-On-History – 08/24/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join museum staff on the third Saturday of each month to make crafts and toys that pioneer kids made during the Republic time. This month… Learn More>>


Corn Off the Cob

Corn Off the Cob – 08/31/2019 - 09/01/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The ears of corn have dried in the summer sun and been gathered to the corn crib. Now it’s time to husk the ears and… Learn More>>


Sep 2019

Aw, Shucks!

Aw, Shucks! – 09/07/2019 - 09/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn was the largest and most versatile crop grown at Barrington. Discover how various parts of the corn plant would be used across the farm… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Saturday

Stagecoach Saturday – 09/14/2019
9:00 am - 3:30 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>>


Color to Dye For

Color to Dye For – 09/14/2019 - 09/15/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Though in the 1850’s brightly colored and beautifully patterned cloth was readily imported from the mills of England, time in the Texas sun would take… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 09/21/2019
12:00 am

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


Changing of the Seasons

Changing of the Seasons – 09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall is here! It’s time to clean the house and ready it for the cooler months of the year. Take part in the action as… Learn More>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 09/21/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the Live Oaks at our Visitor Center to shop local and support area farmers.  Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and… Learn More>>


Runaway Scrape Escape Room

Runaway Scrape Escape Room – 09/21/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

After his victory at the Alamo, Santa Anna and his army are on their way, you must quickly determine what to take on your journey… 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.