Log Cabin Village, A Living History Museum in Fort Worth, TX




The Log Cabin Village collects, preserves, and exhibits an eclectic collection of objects, documents and structures related to North Texas history from 1840 through 1890. The objects include textiles, tools, equipment, furniture, documents, personal artifacts, and other objects related to everyday life on the North Texas frontier. Items of an earlier time period are also collected if they were still in use during our interpreted time period.


Transferware platter ca. 1835To view the current list of artifacts that the museum would like to acquire,
please read the Log Cabin Village Collections Plan (pdf).

We collect:

  • Objects that fit within our time period
  • Objects that are in good condition
  • Objects that have a recorded provenance (recorded history)
  • Objects that meet Log Cabin Village's mission and vision

We do not accept:

  • Restrictive or conditional donations
  • Permanent loans
  • Objects that we cannot care for properly
  • Objects that we have many examples of
kitchen mantle with spice containers, mortar and pestle
Dresser with pitcher and basin


How to Donate Artifacts:

Please Note: We do not appraise any object to be donated or that may be donated. If you would like an appraisal, please contact the American Society of Appraisers.