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American Cowboy Museum

For the last 150 years, Taylor-Stevenson Ranch Area has included hands-on education programs to students and scouts that can bring the past alive. The travelling exhibit includes a petting zoo, demonstrations, and more. 1822 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77045. Harris County. Tel: 713-433-4441. Fee.... More Info

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Depot Museum

This living history museum houses Rusk County History and offers education instruction in folk art. 14 North High Street, Henderson, TX 75652. Rusk County. Tel: 903-657-4303. Cost: Fee.

Farmers Branch Historical Park

2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75234. 27 acres of historical land with educational programs and tours. Free/Suggested Donation.

Fort Concho National Historic Landmark

630 S. Oakes, San Angelo, Texas 76903. 325-481-2646. Take a tour of the historic fort with exhibits and living history reenactments. Fee.

Heritage Village

157 Private Rd. 6000, Woodville, TX 75979. 409-283-2272. Experience life in the extensive Heritage Village, which displays pioneer history in East Texas. Visit the blacksmith shop, railroad depot, stable, and log cabins. Fee.

San Antonio Missions

The National Park Service offers many educational opportunities for students and scouts to experience the natural and cultural history of the San Antonio Missions. 6701 San Jose Drive, San Antonio, TX 78214. Tel: 210-932-1001. Cost: Free.

Sauer-Beckmann Living Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park, 501 State Park Rd. 52, Stonewall, TX 78671. 830-644-2252 ext. 229. See costumed interpreters carry out the day-to-day activities of a traditional Texas family farm. The house is cleaned, meals are cooked, butter is churned, and cheese is made. Cost: Free.