The George Ranch Historical Park is open to the public on Saturdays and some Fridays. Get tickets here!

Home Schoolers

Homeschool Thursdays

This fall, homeschooling families are invited to the Ranch to enjoy an exclusive TEKS-aligned program, extra activity and self-paced tours!

NEW: Are you a Fort Bend County resident? Student admission is FREE for these programs thanks to a generous donor! To receive free student admission, you must enter a valid Fort Bend County address when booking and show a valid Texas ID with County address at the gate.



NEW! Choose Your Own Adventure: A Century of Exploration

Time travel through history in this interactive exploration where YOU make the decisions. How do you feed your family? How do you provide shelter and clothing? Your decisions will affect your excursion through time in this unique program that takes you through various decades in the 19th and 20th centuries.

DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2020
Sign-Up Deadline: November 17, 2020
TIMES: Self-paced. Please arrive before 11 a.m. to have enough time to complete the program before the Park closes at 2 p.m.
COST: $7 per person ages 4+

>>Click here to book the Choose Your Own Adventure: A Century of Exploration program


1830’s and 1860’s Sites – Winter…and the Holidays…are Coming!

Learn about preparation for winter in the early days of Texas life and then have some fun with holiday traditions. The class includes a short lesson on the change in seasons and time appropriate holiday activities at both sites. Activities include tin punch ornaments, soap making, kitchen treat bake and popcorn and candy garland creation.

DATE: DECEMBER 3, 2020
Sign-Up Deadline: December 1, 2020
TIMES: 10 a.m. & Noon
COST: $7 per person ages 4+

>>Click here to book Winter Preparation in the Early Days of Texas


1890’s and 1930’s Sites – Winter…and the Holidays…are Coming!

Learn about winter traditions in Victorian and war times and help prepare for the holidays. The class includes a short lesson on each time setting along with holiday activities at both sites. Activities include Victorian ornaments, care packages for the front lines, soldier Christmas cards, paper garland and pinecone gnomes.

DATE: DECEMBER 10, 2020
Sign-Up Deadline: December 8, 2020
TIMES: 10 a.m. & Noon
COST: $7 per person ages 4+

>>Click here to book Winter Preparation in Victorian and War Times


Self-paced Touring and More Holiday Fun!

Tour all the sites, see a Cowboy Show, stop by a campfire, and discover holiday surprises as you go! Take your time and map your own adventure through the beautiful outdoor setting of the park. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the Line Camp tables or spread out a blanket under a centuries old oak tree.

DATE: DECEMBER 17, 2020
Sign-Up Deadline: December 15, 2020
TIMES: Self-paced. Please arrive before 11 a.m. to have enough time to complete the program before the Park closes at 2 p.m.
COST: $7 per person ages 4+

>>Click here to book Self-Paced Holiday Touring


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General Tours

Home schooling families are welcome to visit on Saturdays for a self-guided experience. Costumed interpreters are stationed at each historical site to interact with families, demonstrate period skills and bring to life various aspects of the 1830s, 1860s, 1890s and 1930s.

Cost: General admission

  • $15 for ages 13+
  • $12 – Seniors (ages 65+)
  • $10 – Children (ages 4-12)
  • Children ages 3 and under are free.

Plan to visit more than twice a year? SAVE with a Membership!

Please call the Visitor Center at 281-343-0218 for current days and hours of operation.


Sensory-Friendly Guide

We are proud to offer our families with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as other sensory and developmental challenges, a local attraction with a customized and welcoming environment. The George Ranch Historical Park’s Sensory-Friendly Guide shows the locations of the Quiet Corners, which can be used as needed. Sensory kits are available at each site and are filled with items such as weighted lap pads, stress balls, fidgets, coloring pages and short story books. Noise-canceling headphones and color therapy glasses are also available for check-out at the Visitor Center. These items are first come, first-serve. For more information, click here.

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