FREESTONE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Children’s and Family Programs

           Please call to schedule!


19th Century Folk toys

Explore toys in museum collection

  • includes hands-on activities with reproduction toys
  • 20 Minutes
  • Ages 6 to 12
  • 4 to 6 children
  • Free with $3.00 admission fee



Abilene Cattle Town 1871

Handle 19th Century artifacts and explore Randy Jones’ illustrations of Abilene in Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley’s book, Places in Time. Step into the picture and imagine the life of a cowboy. Write a poem or act out a scene from the illustration. We will help you all along the way!

  • 45 minutes
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • 4 to 6 children
  • Free with $3.00 admission fee


Family Programs

Each of our children’s programs can be adapted for family participation.

Adults Welcome!  Please call to schedule.

Docent Led Tours
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Home School Tours and Hands-on Activities
Many lessons can be adapted to American History curriculum.

Please call for more information.

Girl Scouts Tours and Hands-on Activities
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School Tours
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School Out Reach: (grades 3 through 5)