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Pioneer Farms

10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754-5415
+1 512-837-1215
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Must have been an off day

We came on a Sunday. No one was in period costume and available except the blacksmith. The... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
blondie0172
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Crown Point, Indiana
Amazing

Drove 4 hours away from home with the girlfriend for a vacation day, stumbled across this place and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Cameron L
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Step back in time to the mid 1800s: this working farm lets you live like a Pioneer.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754-5415
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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

1  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

1  Thank Cameron L
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

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

1  Thank Tarica C
Reviewed 26 April 2016

You can easily tour the grounds in a morning or afternoon, but then there's no hurry either! The buildings and grounds provide a firsthand look at life in Texas over the years. The site is laid out nicely and is user friendly. When you're there,...More

1  Thank GBinFL
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My fiance and I had an interesting experience at Pioneer Farms. The staff/volunteers were very friendly and knowledgeable about the time period depicted, the families who lived in the homes, and Austin, TX in general. The farm had a collection of period carriages which was...More

Thank Ladyfrances25
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We visited last Sunday and had the best experience. So much to see and animals to visit- it is a self tour and to go as fast or slow as you like. There was a blacksmith demo happening which was super fun. The Donkeys were...More

1  Thank 2gails
Reviewed 26 February 2016

It was neat to see the homes through the years. You literally had homes all together where you could start at the earliest built and move through the years.

Thank Shelley_P41
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I took my 3 grandsons, ages 4, 6, and 8 and they enjoyed it. There were no costumed interpreters and some of the buildings needed sweeping ( enough trash in one house to mar the exhibit), but we enjoyed looking at the buildings, explaining what...More

1  Thank SuziQinTexas
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Children and adults in Pioneer outfits making things and behaving like they did back in the 1800's in Central Texas. We watched a blacksmith making nails and other building materials, a lady churning butter, and the kids got to milk a cow. Beautiful surroundings. Go...More

Thank Loreleiheydt
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Theenglishchick
Are dogs welcome at the farm?
21 October 2015|
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Response from TomTX2000 | Reviewed this property |
Controlled dogs should be fine.
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