Texas Civil War Museum, Log Cabin Village, and Fort Worth Cattle Drive Admission
Whether interested in what life was like in the 19th century or in the Civil War from the viewpoint of Texas, this Texas Civil War Museum, Log Cabin Village, and Fort Worth Cattle Drive Admission in Forth Worth, Texas will not disappoint. This all-day tour has something for everyone, whether it is learning how to dip candles or learning more about the military during the Civil War. Make sure to catch the cattle drive and end the day at the Fort Worth Stockyards.
There are different choices when it comes to this adventure. This is a truly educational trip and will be perfect for the entire family. There is a lot to see and experience at the Log Cabin Village. Historical guides dressed in frontier clothing will talk about history during this time period as well as give craft demonstrations. There is a water-powered grist-mill, blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, and more to see. Visit the many craft demonstrations in the log cabins. Take some time to make a hand dipped-candle. There are also hands-on exhibits for children.
At the Texas Civil War Museum, see weapons, flags, and uniforms used by both sides during the Civil War. See the dresses and accessories from the Judy Richey dress collection. Enjoy watching ' Our Homes-Our Rights, Texas in the Civil War', which is an award-winning movie.
There is plenty to see and do on this tour. Make sure to catch the cattle drive in between the other activities. This fun, educational activity for the entire family.
Start your journey into history at either Log Cabin Village or the Texas Civil War Museum. Then you can either see the cattle drive at 11:30am (between museum visits), or plan to end your day in the Stockyards with the 4pm cattle drive after visiting both museums.
At Log Cabin Village you can experience a water-powered grist mill; a one-room school house; blacksmith shop; several log home settings featuring period-appropriate crafts like spinning, weaving, candle-dipping, and woodworking; one of the largest 19th log plantation homes in Texas; hands-on cabin/play area; and historical interpreters dressed in frontier-style clothing relaying history and demonstrating crafts.
At the Texas Civil War Museum you can experience a Civil War military collection featuring weapons, uniforms, and flags from both the north and the south including items from Generals Grant, Lee, Stuart, Sheridan, and others; Judy Richey Victorian dress collection, 40 elegant dresses and accessories from 1860-1900; UDC Texas Confederate museum collection, the largest collection of Texas items from the Civil War, including the largest collection of historic Texas flags; and award winning 'Our Homes-Our Rights, Texas in the Civil War' movie shown every half hour.
Pickup & Return:
Start your journey at either Texas Civil War Museum or Log Cabin Village.
Departure Times: Log Cabin Village: 9am-4pm Tuesday through Friday and 1pm-5pm on Saturday
Texas Civil War Museum:10am-5pm Tuesday through Saturday (Thursday - Saturday 9/1/18 - 2/28/19)
Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive: daily at 11:30am and 4pm - weather permitting
- General admission and candle dipping (small candle, one per ticket) at Log Cabin Village
- General admission and 20% off in the museum store at Texas Civil War Museum
- Twice daily cattle drives at 11:30am and 4pm in the Fort Worth Stockyards
- Meet and greet with the Drovers at 3pm
Does not include:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Dress code is casual
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Wheelchair accessible
- The Fort Worth Herd Trail Boss determines drive cancellations due to inclement weather and necessary onsite changes