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Travel back in time

A living history museum that gives you a "feel" for pioneer life, crops, plants and flowers. In... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Ann G
Houston, Texas
Historic farm

Really a true adventure. Lots of walking so not for everyone but well worth it if you have the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Houston, Texas
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23300 Park Rd. 2, Washington, TX
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

A living history museum that gives you a "feel" for pioneer life, crops, plants and flowers. In Spring you can see Texas bluebonnets and large cactus plants--beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Really a true adventure. Lots of walking so not for everyone but well worth it if you have the stamina. Definitely take the tour as it is a great experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Representation if a farm on mid-19th century. Very hot outside walking to farm.Animals in barn;slave quarters and outside kitchen. Interesting to see how they lived.good for kids

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Juanita F
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We love history. Down the lane from Washington on the Brazos. The house is amazing. It was so quiet. I could have stayed out there all day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ambersC9126OH
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We spent several hours walking around and through this once occupied residence (plantation) of the fourth President of the Republic of Texas, Anson Jones. The presentation of the home and its working buildings is impeccable ... and accurate. This living history approach makes you want...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This can be a self guided tour but if you are lucky enough to have Ben Baumgartner as your docent he will bring to life the history of the place and times shortly before the Civil War. If you are a history buff you will...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Puepilina
Reviewed 21 August 2017

For those that don't know - there is no Mr. Barrington. It is named Barrington Farm because that was the name of town that Anson Jones came from. We had to walk about a half mile to the farm, rock road, rough for the man...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lizsE5903QW
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was so fun to experience and a great way for my kids to learn about what it was like to live on a farm. My daughter loved every minute of it! The people are very friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank melanieb134
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We made this part of our day at Washington on the Brazos. Very interesting to see how the last president of the Republic of Texas lived. Definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sherri O
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Barrington Farm is worth the visit because the staff actually works the farm and the Anson Jones house in period dress, using mid 19th century tools and techniques as their full time jobs. The staff is as fascinating to talk to as the facilities...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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