HERITAGE FARMSTEAD MUSEUM
1900 West 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075 Directions
Heritage Farmstead Museum (HFM) is the most exciting place of living history in northern Texas, illustrating the black-land prairie region. The museum association was established in North Texa in 1976 as an educational, cultural, and community asset. It has more than 30,000 visitors each year to tour its historic home and grounds, take part in school tours and field trips, attend seminars and workshops, attend various events. HFM aims to give people of many ages, preferences, and experiences a journey into the past. The museum is a public service agency and is accountable to the public by legislation enforced by the government, self, and peer. Tourists can learn about agriculture and life through regular tours, festivals, and school programs on the Blackland Prairie. The grounds contain beautiful flower and vegetable gardens and livestock, including cows, goats, a donkey, pigs, chickens, and turkeys. It affords free entry for members, children four and under.
Summer Camps, Field Trips, Teacher Resources, Children’s Birthday and Private Parties, Events, Weddings, Rentals, Senior Program, Junior Historian, Exhibits, Rent the Farm, Scout, Pre-K through Grade 6 Programs, Collections & Education
Collin County Historical Commission Collin McKinney Award in 2016
Price: General Admission - $3 per person
Docent Guided House Tours - $7
Students and children - $5
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INTERURBAN RAILWAY MUSEUM
901 East 15th Street, Plano, TX 75074 Directions
Interurban Railway Museum is located in a house that served as a first stop on the Texas electric railway. Interurban Railway Museum and has been conducting programs to develop the museum's exhibits. They are committed to teaching and sharing thoughts on texas electric railway and plane history. Plano Conservancy is the 501(c)3 non-profit for historic preservation. It contains immersive displays on the history of energy, technology, and Plano. They schedule admission-free field trips for a maximum of 120 children a day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Visitors can learn about the railway post office network, address the train car's time ads, and learn more about electric rail travel. They also deliver guided tours through the historic 360 automobiles. The museum that learns about regional history in the history room explores interactive exhibits in the science room and experiences the research. It affords free admission.
Facility Rentals, Scouting, Educational, Exhibits, Home School Groups, Guided Tour, Children's Storytime, Daycares, Meeting, Historical Building, Tours, Headstarts, House, Senior Centers, Scout Troops, Birthday Parties, School Field Trips & Group Events
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2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 Directions
Haggard Library provides several services to promote the advancement of business and career-building skills. It has a large children's area filled with books and has an alcove for children with plenty of toys. The staff is often helpful, and they have a broad range of books and resources, especially for children. They include $2 million for the relocation of the genealogy center from the Harrington library to the haggard building, as well as furnishings and fittings. The library reopened on three floors in December 2005, covering 40,000 square feet. The history of the Plano Public Library System, and approved a $3,850,000 bond to buy three locations, create a new facility. Library provides a range of age-appropriate stories that teach children early literacy and readability skills.
Digital Creation Space, Restrooms, Audio Books, Puppet Shows, Wi-Fi, Children's and Family Programs, Copier and Printing Services, E-Books, Quiet Rooms, Internet, Scanning, Art Exhibit, Meeting Room, Storytime, Computer Classes & Genealogy Center