The Park is now open after the storms--please follow the signs to the temporary Visitor Check-In location at the historic Post Office building. Cattle demonstrations take place at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. only, so come early!

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Summer Lunch at the Ranch–Irish Register

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. SATURDAY – Presentation starts at 11:45

Lunch is in addition to the cost of Park admission and tickets are non-refundable. Please pick up wrist-bands at visitors center after 9 a.m. when paying admission to the Park.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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July 27, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Adults and Children age 13+$14.00
Children (5-12)$11.00
Children 4 and under$4.00
Seniors 62+$13.00
Member--Adult or child age 13+$13.00
Member--child age 5-12$10.00

Home School Program Pioneers in Texas Register

Learn about pioneer life in 1830s pre-Revolution Texas through an exploration of how early pioneers accomplished the essential—food, shelter and clothing—in this new land.
Students will:

  • Experience an open hearth cooking demonstration and learn about food acquisition in this new frontier.
  • Discover domestic life with an introduction to the dog trot cabin and a fire-making demonstration. In addition, tour the outbuildings which were critical extensions of the home on an early stock farm.
  • Explore log cabin life through spinning and weaving demonstrations as well as hands-on activities such as hand ginning cotton and finger spinning.

Additional rotations may include activities such as Native American sign language, chores or field work.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL (281) 343-0218 X 220 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS if you have trouble booking or don’t see your preferred time below.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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September 11, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge$0.00
September 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge$0.00

Home School Little Farmers Register

Bring the little ones out and learn about farming at our 1890s Sharecropper Farm site. This program will include live animal encounters.
Students will:

  • Listen to a story about life on a farm and learn how everyone needs to work together to make a farm prosper.
  • Learn how crops grow with our Sharecropper and get their hands dirty with a growing experience.
  • Meet some of the Ranch animals and learn how to care for and feed our farm animal friends.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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September 11, 2019
September 12, 2019

Home School Ranch Life in the 1930s Register

Delve in to the world of the 1930s George Ranch with this program set at the George Home site. Students will get their hands dirty as they are transported back to the heyday of the George Ranch. Students will:

  • Visit the Bach House and experience life as a 1930s cowboy while learning about the Georges’ large 1930s ranching operation.
  • Get a taste of 1930s domestic life by helping out Ms. Mamie and Josephine, the housekeeper, with the daily chores.
  • Explore children’s leisure-time activities from this period including a vintage radio program, a discussion of commonly-played games and a peek into a popular comic book from this era.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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September 11, 2019
September 12, 2019

Home School Program From Pasture to Parlor Register

Experience life in 1860s post-Civil War Texas with a visit to the home of Polly Ryon and her husband. Learn about the lives of the different people who helped operate a working Ranch in this era. Students will:

  • Learn about the life of the 19th century child and experience the one-room school house.
  • Discover the life of a 1860s cowboy with interactive activities that explore the Ryons’ ranching operations.
  • Explore domestic service life at a large ranch and participate in the daily chores necessary to keep the ranch running smoothly. Hands-on activities may include laundry, cooking and/or other daily chores.
  • Additional rotations may include activities based on the life of the 19th century ranch owner. Activities may include etiquette, business practices or genteel domestic skills.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL (281) 343-0218 X 220 TO MAKE RESERVATIONS.

Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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Hosted By George Ranch




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September 11, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
September 12, 2019
9:30 - 11:00 AM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge but please register$0.00
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