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Homestead Heritage

608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5441
+1 254-754-9600
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A Great Find!

While researching what to do in Waco I came across Homestead Craft Village. One of our group... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
CathyS04
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Vernon Hills, Illinois
Interesting!

We originally came here to dine at the Café Homestead and discovered the many craft demos and... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
Napunani
,
San Antonio, Texas
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Homestead Heritage is an agrarian- and craft-based intentional Christian community. Its literature stresses simplicity, sustainability, self-sufficiency, cooperation, service and quality craftmanship.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“grist mill” (20 reviews)
“general store” (14 reviews)
“blacksmith shop” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
608 Dry Creek Rd, Waco, TX 76705-5441
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+1 254-754-9600
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"craft village"
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"basket making"
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"wood working"
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"cheese making"
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"cheese shop"
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"basket weaving"
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"handcrafted items"
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"religious community"
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"sweet potato"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

While researching what to do in Waco I came across Homestead Craft Village. One of our group members owns a farm and it sounded like a possibility of something to see and do. It's a great peaceful break from the Waco shopping crowds. The Village...More

2  Thank CathyS04
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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We originally came here to dine at the Café Homestead and discovered the many craft demos and shopping. We did the self-guided tour where we visited the Heritage Forge to see the blacksmithing and the Grist Mill where they process grains, but it was not...More

Thank Napunani
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

I enjoyed my tour of Heritage. The people were very friendly and the food and tea is amazing. Tacos and flavoured tea were sold under a tent before you entered the store. The store offered hand and homemade items from spinach noodles to soap and...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

First let me say the food is just wonderful. I had the seasonal special of a turkey sandwich on toasted cranberry bread with a cranberry sauce and sweet potato fries. So good. Had a fabulous huge piece of coconut cream pie. The is not just...More

Thank Sherri S
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is probably one of the best places I have been to in a long time. This review would be too long if I listed everything amazing about this place so I will just say, "Go and see for yourself!" Venue is quiet and peaceful...More

1  Thank Janice S
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I stumbled across this community online searching for things to do in Waco. It is a Christian-based craft community that is self-sustaining in its food production. Each craft on site was represented by its own building. Community craftspeople are on site producing a variety of...More

Thank Dennis P
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Go. Just go. Spend the day. Enjoy a meal. Step back in time. Cotton grown, picked, woven and turned into clothing. Grain grown, picked, ground at the gristmill, packaged and sold. See furniture craftsmen at work. Watch potters. See the water wheel. Drink fresh spring...More

1  Thank happytraveler4209
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We really didn't know what this community was about when we drove out here, but it was highly recommended by the ladies at the visitors center in Waco and we learned the restaurant is excellent. So, we drove only about 10 miles outside of Waco...More

1  Thank egraves888
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a very fun and interesting place to go to. There are demonstrations of various crafts and handmade gifts to buy. Well worth the time!

1  Thank KRCody
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We happen to pass this place and decided to stop, it was late in the day but they were still willing to show how things worked, very fun to watch and informative. Have classes that can be taken that will go back to do they...More

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patriciawalker2001
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Kevin M | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t cost anything to tour. They have very nice crafted items for purchase and a very good restaurant on site. I’m not sure about their hours on Sunday.
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Lenore B
April 27, 2018|
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Response from amarinesmom226 | Reviewed this property |
I'm so, so sorry! I just saw this. No, they aren't.
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Perkypaws
February 6, 2018|
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Response from Janice S | Reviewed this property |
There are places to rest and over all the walks between the buildings are not far. There is a restroom in the restaurant, and also one over by the greenhouse/farming area. I don;t know of any others. The carriage is a good... More
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