Open for pre-booked field trips and group tours Tuesday- Friday. Open Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. for General Admission.

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Homeschool Days

Homeschooling families are invited to the Ranch to enjoy an exclusive TEKS-aligned class, extra activity and self-paced tours on select Thursdays!

Are you a Fort Bend County resident? Student admission is FREE for these classes (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.


Thursday: April 20, 2023- Legacy of the American Cowboy at 10:00 a.m. or 12:00 p.m.

Step into a world of cows, brands, and quarter horses during our 1930s Cowboy 90 minute structured class. Students will learn about brands and branding, roping basics, horse facts, and calf breeding, along with more about the Texas Longhorn and a close-up look at the Dipping Vat. The program is an expansion of the regularly featured cowboy show and includes several hands-on activities for students. *Park will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for visiting.


Self-Paced Field Trips: May 16-26

Our self-paced tours allow you to set your own schedule and travel at your own speed as you visit four historic sites. Costumed interpreters will be available throughout the park to teach students about life during each time period. Don’t forget to visit the working blacksmith shop and see a cattle demonstration during your visit. Bring a picnic lunch and spend the day exploring Texas history! Park will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. **Visits are not exclusive to homeschool families and the park will be open for public and private field trips as well.

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Summer Hands-on-History

Summer 2023 | Tuesday-Saturday | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Get hands-on with history this summer at the George Ranch Historical Park with our GRITS team!
These special hands-on experiences will rotate on a weekly basis all summer long. Cost is included with general admission!

  • May 30 – June 3: Felting at the 1830s
  •  June 6 – June 10: Soap Making & Soap Carving at the 1860s
  • June 13 – June 17: Paper Flowers & Flower Language at the 1890s
  • June 20 – June 24: Tending the Victory Garden at the 1930s
  • June 27 – July 1: Leather Working with the Cowboys
  • July 5 – July 8: Rope Making at the 1830s
  • July 11 – July 15: Fan Making & Fan Language at the 1860s
  • July 18 – July 22: Rag Dolls at the 1890s
  • July 25 – July 29: Flip Book Animation at the 1930s

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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.