Farmers Branch Historical Park, Farmers Branch

The Farmers Branch Historical Park is a fun and free way to spend a spring weekend, day during the summer, or drive through the Tour of Lights each December!  The park has historical homes and cabins, as well as a train depot and gas station, all set on 22 lovely acres!


Know Before You Go

FREE admission, free parking

Open 7 days a week.

Professional photographers are required to check in.


We had fun exploring the old 1870 Train Depot and caboose!  My youngest had fun playing with the other little boys in the park, and I enjoyed watching from under a tree!


Dodson House

Serves as the offices for the park.


Queen Anne Victorian Cottage

Originally built in 1885 in Gainesville, it was relocated here and is a terrific example of Victorian homes common to Texas from 1870 – 1905.




Log Cabin Cultural Area


Mustangs Vintage Baseball Team

The Mustangs play 1900’s baseball in the park, and travel to play against other teams around the state!  Click HERE to visit their website.

Things To Do in Farmers Branch


The John F. Burke Nature Preserve is 105 acres with trails. Click HERE to visit their website.

Keep cool at The Frog Pond, Farmer Branch’s NEW waterpark!  Waterslides, lazy river and 9′ deep pool for younger children! Click HERE to visit their website.


I don’t often recommend chain restaurants, but for a quick lunch, we enjoyed Pollo Campero at 12885 Josey Ln!  Try the fried plantains and yucca fries, and the Latin Chicken and horchata, but the BEST was the empanadas!  Click HERE to see their menu!

Farmers Branch Historical Park   

2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch

Click HERE to visit their website.    

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