Experience Blackland Prairie life during your stay at one of our extended stay hotels in Dallas, TX! Heritage Farmstead is the living history site of life on the Texas Blackland Prairie in the 1890s through the 1920s. Their 4.5-acre living site is home to indoor and outdoor exhibits, collections, historic buildings, and more!
The collections feature over 10,000 objects used in the late 1800s and early 1900s by farmers and farmhands who lived on the North Texas prairie. The collection is used to decorate, furnish, and embellish the historical buildings at Heritage Farmstead. The types of objects you will see include furnishings, domestic accessories, tools, textiles, and clothing all used or worn in the Victorian era.
The property also features actors portraying life in the Victorian Era. See what the schoolhouse and teachers were like in the late 1800s or how chores were done during that time as well.
You can also take a look at an original settler’s home from the 1840s. The Young House is an almost 200-year Gothic Victorian style home. The last oldest living Young, Gladys Young, lived in the home until 1998 when she passed away at age 92.
Heritage Farmstead also features a library which is home to historical books of all kinds. Here you can find books on Plano, TX, the Blackland Prairie, Victorian dress styles, Victorian Era gardens, and more.
This live history prairie also hosts events for all ages throughout the year. In the past they have hosted events like Fun on the Farm: Deputy for a Day, An Evening At the Farmer’s Table, benefits, and more! The Heritage Farmstead is also available for private parties, birthday parties, and weddings.
Ticket Pricing and Hours for the Heritage Farmstead:
General Admission $3
Children under 2 are Free
Open daily Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
A Blackland prairie experience at Heritage Farmstead Museum is only a short drive from InTown Suites Dallas. Come out to the prairie and be transported back in time to Victoria Era farm life.