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

 

GROUP PROGRAMS & TOURS

Group tours at Log Cabin Village are a great way to learn all about 19th century frontier Texas history. We have a number of options designed to accommodate groups of various ages, number of participants, and needs. 

For resources to enhance your group visit, please click here.

MEET THE PIONEERS

Meet the Pioneers is a great program for all ages. Participants are divided into groups and then travel from cabin to cabin visiting with our historical interpreters dressed in period attire. The interpreters discuss 19th century Texas frontier history, demonstrate various crafts from the time period, and engage visitors in a conversation about the past. Reproduction items that can be touched are available at each tour stop. Demonstrations available vary, but may include weaving, candle-dipping, blacksmithing, and milling.


  Number of participants: 10 to 80 (or $35 minimum)
  Ages: All ages
  Availability: Tuesday through Friday at either 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. (tours are 1 ½ hours long)
  Cost:

$3.50 per participant, one chaperone free for every 10 participants; additional chaperones are $3.50 each.

 

  Terms of booking: To book Meet the Pioneers, please call
817-392-5881 at least three weeks before your desired tour date. No reservations will be taken via email.
  Tour options (stops may occasionally deviate based on site needs):

Tour 1 - Tuesdays and Thursdays

Blacksmith Shop

Shaw Cabin

Tompkins Cabin

Parker Cabin

Howard Cabin

 

Tour 2 - Wednesdays and Fridays

Blacksmith Shop

Tompkins Cabin

Pickard Cabin

Howard Cabin

Marine School

PIONEER SCHOOL

Pioneer School GroupPioneer School is an adventure that gives your group the chance to experience an 1880s school day. The day includes learning lessons using slates and a curriculum that we provide online (see link below), and our Meet the Pioneers Tour 1 program (included in the Pioneer School fee) .You can lunch in the adjacent park! Students and teachers are given sample clothing and lunch suggestions in the curriculum.

Please note: although we provide the curriculum online, we do not supply the teacher. Please make sure that one of your sponsors is comfortable leading the school day.


  Number of participants: 15 to 25 (or $90 minimum)
  Ages: K-12th grade
  Availability: Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., September to May
  Cost: $6 per participant, one chaperone free for every 10 participants; additional chaperones are $6 each if staying all day, $3.50 each if coming for the afternoon tour only.
  Terms of booking: To book Pioneer School, please call
817-392-5881
at least three weeks before your desired tour date. No reservations will be taken via email.

DOWNLOADS:
Pioneer School Curriculum (PDF)
Instructions for Use of School (PDF)

WAGONS WEST

Grils in BonnetsWagons West allows participants to be a nineteenth century Texan! This half-day program of hands-on activities recreates elements of a typical child's day. The children wash clothes using a washboard and lye soap, card wool, complete chores in the Seela hands-on cabin, grind corn by hand, and weave on a child's scale loom. When the school bell rings, they head for the one room schoolhouse to read and recite 1800s style lessons, and cipher on slates. Also includes a craft and a candle to dip and take home.

  Number of participants: 8 to 25
  Ages: K-6th grade
  Availability: Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. or noon. (program is 3 hours long) Note: Wagons West is available September-November and March-June.
  Cost: $15 per participant, one chaperone free for every 10 participants; additional chaperones are $3.50 each.
  Terms of booking: To book Wagons West, please call
817-392-5881 at least three weeks before your desired tour date. No reservations will be taken via email.