Experience interactive school tours at the Farmers Branch Historical Park with your students!
Structures and activities include:
A historic lesson in the 1910 one-room school house
1840s log cabin with garden instruction by the Dallas County Master Gardeners
Exploring frontier medicine in the 1856 Gilbert House
A scavenger hunt in the 1927 General Store
The original 1877 Farmers Branch Depot and Caboose
Discovering stereoscopes in the 1885 Queen Anne Victorian Cottage
Vintage toys and games in the Gazebo
1936 service station
Register for grade level appropriate tours now!
Carrollton/Farmers Branch ISD and schools within Farmers Branch city limits can begin registering on August 1, and all other schools can begin registration on August 8. Tours are customizable and led by trained docents in period costumes. Teachers can choose which buildings to tour, to lunch in the park and/or to visit the museum store.
All tours are $3 per child.
Teachers and chaperones are FREE!
To book your class tour or for more information contact the Historical Park or call 972.919.8734.
The Farmers Branch Historical Park currently offers a variety of onsite programs and tours for citizens and visitors to Farmers Branch. Onsite tours are available weekdays or by special appointment. To schedule a tour please call the Historical Park at 972.406.0184.
You are welcome to come and explore the gardens, trails, and exteriors of our historic structures any time during our hour of operation. Some resources for your trip include:
Our informational brochure available at the Museum Store or download one.
The Interactive Map available on the Attractions page of this website.
Using the Farmers Branch Historical Park Mobile App, a free app that includes news and events, a tour of the structures, and ways to contact the Park. Search for "Farmers Branch Historical Park" on your iOS and Android Devices to find the app.
Weekend Demonstrations & Special Events
We are proud to offer weekend historical demonstrations and special events throughout the year. Learn more about what is happening at the Park by visiting the Upcoming Events section of this website.