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Homestead Heritage

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Address: Halbert Lane, IH-35, Elm Mott, TX 76705
Phone Number: (254) 745 9600

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Something to See and Learn

This place has a lot of walking involved! You can drive up to each building. There is a lot to see of how life was before our time. It was fascinating. Learned a lot by watching... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a lot of walking involved! You can drive up to each building. There is a lot to see of how life was before our time. It was fascinating. Learned a lot by watching and talking to the people showing us how it's done. Food was good at their cafe also, especially dessert. Prices are a bit steep... More 

Thank topmomboss
Rockwall, Texas
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88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so interesting. You need to allow a couple of hours to see all of the buildings. This is a great place for kids and adults to learn about how different things are made. There is a wonderful cafe on the grounds, but you'll need to get there early if you don't want to wait in line to... More 

Thank Debbie099
Monroe, Louisiana
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506 reviews
180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a peaceful area a few miles north of Waco. It is definitely in the country, but that makes the experience much more enjoyable as my wife and I discovered when we visited. There are a number of stores and exhibits such as a blacksmith shop, a gift shop, a country market, a delightful hardware and farm store. and... More 

Thank jrsmith8
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88 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed going to the sorghum festival. I had never heard of this place till we went to church and someone mentioned we needed to take a trip out there. Memorial Day was sure to please. We were amazed as to how everyone was involved from little children, teens and adults to elderly. We loved the herb garden, grist mill,... More 

Thank Melanie R
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Interesting to visit, excellent craft products, restaurant with good food. However, there has been a good amount of controversy over the years about this "community." I would STRONGLY RECOMMEND that anyone planning a visit should research the internet under Homestead Heritage and Blair Adams, who is the leader of the ommunity. There is plenty of info from both the community... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

There were so many beautiful handcrafted pieces to see! The people giving demonstrations were so very friendly and helpful. They are true craftsmen and women. There were lots of things to see, but I do not recommend going in the heat experienced in late July and August. I also thought the prices on some of the products were high. Did... More 

Thank Tutu1234
Elgin, Texas
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

My Mother and I visited as a last minute thought when our other activity didn't last that long and found we had time on our hands. We loved this more than what brought us to Waco. Everyone was friendly with a smile on their faces. The food at the restaurant is amazing! Can't stress that enough. I enjoyed each of... More 

Thank Clara L
Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I try to make time to stop here every time I pass through Waco. The cafe is great and they now have some gluten-free options (though they are still really heavy on the meat and need more vegetarian dishes). My daughter loves their loaves of bread. This trip I was alone, passing through on a business trip, so I stopped... More 

Thank AABerry
Fayetteville, Georgia
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Take a stroll back in time where they made everything by hand. Community is made up of several reclaimed log buildings from around the USA . They put together and have A/C in each. Each has a different craft. Pottery, smithy, water powered grist mill, basket weaving (some from long leaf pine needles), weaving,woodworking, cheese making, general store and a... More 

Thank Bharris1954
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

My husband and I went to Waco for our anniversary and our main goal was to go the the Silos. While searching for a bed and breakfast Trip Advisor had suggested this place, so we went. They did not disappoint. The shops were wonderful, the people were extremely nice and the restaurant was excellent. We went for lunch, dinner and... More 

Thank Kristina D

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