Pioneer Farms

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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 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10-5. School field trips are accommodated on Fridays. Special programs for schools are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays, by advance reservation only.


General admission prices are $8 for adults, and $6 for children. Children 2 and under are free. Admission for groups of 20 or more is $5 each. Admission prices for special events such as Austin Family Music Festival are higher. Please pay admission in the General Store by the front gate. We accept cash, checks with proper identification, and major credit cards.