Pioneer Farms

At Pioneer Farms, you’ll find five themed, restored historic areas to explore: an 1841 Tonkawa Encampment, an 1868 German Emigrant Farm, an 1873 Texian Farm, an 1887 Cotton Planter’s Farm and an 1899 Sprinkle Corner rural village. In each area you can see and smell Texas history first-hand. An historic blacksmith shop and a carpentry shop staffed by working artisans demonstrate trades on the Lone Star frontier. Explore more than 90 beautiful, wooded acres and discover exciting, memorable ways to experience Texas’ past with your family. Don’t miss the Scarborough Barn where you can get up close with your favorite farm animal friends!


10621 Pioneer Farms Drive (map)


Open to the public Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 10-5. Open by reservation for guided programs, Monday- Thursday.


General admission prices are $8 for adults, and $6 for youth and seniors. Admission for groups of 15 or more is $5 each. Admission prices for special events are higher. Please pay admission in the General Store by the front gate. We accept cash, checks , and major credit cards.




upcoming events

September 21, 2019 | 1:00 PM

Juba Musicale

Experience historical music in an original homestead. Come hear the music of America's most popular song writers of the period played on period-correct instruments, several of which are actually from the 19th century. Don't miss this special show! Musicians Tom Berghan and Tom McNeil bring a unique passion and humor to historic music. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll definitely want to tap your feet! -- Tom Berghan is a musician and singer specializing in Early American Music and plays on period instruments. -- Thom McNeil is a well-known multi-instrumentalist performing Vintage Americana music with numerous ensembles in the Austin Area. FREE with admission!

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