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Sauer-Beckmann Farm

#1,717 of 4,256 things to do in Texas
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501 State Park Rd 52, Stonewall, TX, TX 78671
+1 830-644-2455
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A gem to be experienced

On a non-busy day we visited. Everything is a living history...from the food that is prepared to... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Dickson City, Pennsylvania
Free step back in time

One of those places I've always wanted to go, but never made time for. Glad we did today. It... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Jill S
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Visitors to this 19th-century working farm can observe the locals feeding animals, making butter, and other tasks.
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501 State Park Rd 52, Stonewall, TX, TX 78671

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

On a non-busy day we visited. Everything is a living history...from the food that is prepared to the methods required to make the food from the animals on site. Beautiful grounds, animals and trees. Must be great during growing season. We saw a sign and...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

One of those places I've always wanted to go, but never made time for. Glad we did today. It reminded me of my grandparents farm that I had such good memories of as a child. I enjoyed walking the house, barn, chicken coop and out...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Our kids loved this living history museum. Lots of cool farm animals that you could get close to. There was also a small garden. The "farmers" were cooking and answered lots of people's questions about life as it used to be. They were making cheese....More

Thank 9isenough
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

As part of the State Park this was a great living museum. Period dressed "farmers" on hand living as they did before modern amenities. Several areas, black smith, stable, root cellar and more. Livestock on hand, too. It was such a nice day too.

Thank NCL San Antonio L
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This was a wonderful place. Would have been better if the farmers and not been sick so they could answer our questions. But enjoyed the place tremendously.

1  Thank mi3sons1
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Learn something new each time we visit, got a lesson in cheese-making today. We always drop by the living history farm and our kids love to stop too.

Thank TxFunCouple
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This farm offers a unique way of traveling back in time! You actually witness first hand how life existed on a farm! The volunteers are well informed, dressed to the period of that time, and enthusiastic about their way of life! You can see how...More

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Very conveniently location next to the LBJ park. The farm has various animals and farming items of the pre-electricity era. The staff was very helpful describing how life was on the pre-electricity farm and in explaining how various hand tools are operated.

Thank q468
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I really enjoy visiting living history museums. They are always very informative and lots of fun, especially for families. This one does not disappoint. It is small but has a lot to see. This is a well maintained original homestead. The people who work there...More

1  Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I went here with two young kids and they both really enjoyed it. It is very well preserved and authentic, and the volunteers answered all of my son's many questions.

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