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Pioneer Farms

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Best during events

This is a pretty cool place to visit, but you have to be ready to walk a little outside - so don't... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Austin, Texas
Not busy at all

I wish we would have visited it in the fall. The parking lot was empty when we arrived and there... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Houston, Texas
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  • Average11%
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22 Jan 2018
“Best during events”
1 Jun 2018
“A look into Texas History from the mid-late 1800s”
Step back in time to the mid 1800s: this working farm lets you live like a Pioneer.
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10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754-5415
+1 512-837-1215
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This place surprised me. I thought it would he a quick in and out like normal museum districts, but it is a large complex that takes about 2-3 hours. It was a great look into the lives of farmers and others from the middle 1800s....More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Wow! This place is beautiful. If you love the outdoors and history this is a wonderful place to bring your family. There are over 90 beautiful acres and 6 different time periods in history. Wonderful artifacts and authentic homes that bring each time period to...More

1  Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this place while on our travels, being into history we thought give it a shot, was really enjoyable, few things still being built which they do need some help with if any volunteers fancy helping, bit of a walk around the whole site but...More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a pretty cool place to visit, but you have to be ready to walk a little outside - so don't go on a hot day. However, make sure you check out their events and such. For instance, they have regular holiday events, and...More

1  Thank DelayedScholar
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Super hot, everything is far away! Nothing much to see, a couple of houses with interesting carriages. That's it. If you have nothing else to do might be interesting but do not plan this as a fun day.... because it's not!

1  Thank drijam
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I wish we would have visited it in the fall. The parking lot was empty when we arrived and there were only a few workers in costume. It was definitely too hot in the middle of the day. Overall, we enjoyed the experience and spent...More

1  Thank TX4B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came on a Sunday. No one was in period costume and available except the blacksmith. The General Store had things made in India in it. Didn't understand why you would go through so much trouble to make a whole community correct to the period...More

2  Thank blondie0172
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Drove 4 hours away from home with the girlfriend for a vacation day, stumbled across this place and I'm really glad we did. Very beautiful walk into history, took up quite a bit of time (1-2hrs) and we had a blast. These tickets are fairly...More

2  Thank cameronl196
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to go to get a look at the past. From the development of the houses to the stories explaining tidbits of info about how things were done in the past. There are livestock, horses, ponies, chickens and rabbits about but...More

1  Thank Nakey20
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Not only do you get to see how people lived before AC and electricity, but you get try your hand at making butter, learn to sew, and many other fun and informative workshops available to attend. Authentic homes with people who not only just work...More

2  Thank TXtford
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20 October 2015|
Response from TomTX2000 | Reviewed this property |
Controlled dogs should be fine.