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Historical Attractions in LEON JUNCTION

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Leon Junction, Texas!)

Leon Junction is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Lone Star State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Leon Junction’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Leon Junction when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Fort Croghan Grounds and Museum

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    (55 miles) Burnet

    An historic frontier fort and museum. See log cabins, stage stop, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and old farm implements. In the museum see over 1200 historic artifacts from the Burnet County area. ...

  • Pioneer Farms

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    (67 miles) Austin

    Five historic farm themed areas for the kids to learn from and explore which will take them back to the Blackland Prairies of the 1800s! Set on over 90 acres of beautiful Texan woodland, it also ...

  • Log Cabin Village

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    (96 miles) Fort Worth

    Step back in time into the 19th century at Fort Worth's living history museum, that preserves the heritage of Texas

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  • Mayborn Museum

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    (32 miles) Waco

    A terrific collection of Texan curios and fascinating exhibits, some of which emulates the early traditions where museum items were presented purely for visual entertainment and shock value and were ...

  • Thinkery Austin

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    (72 miles) Austin

    Thinkery is the evolution of the new Austin Children's Museum - but still a place where families, fun and science all play together!

  • Dinosaur Park

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    (83 miles) Cedar Creek

    It's dinosaur time! Kids will love this unique outdoor museum featuring life-size dinosaur replicas all in a natural environment.

  • National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

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    (98 miles) Fort Worth

    Enjoy a celebration of the women who have shaped the American West in this National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in that yee haw town of Fort Worth!

  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

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    (98 miles) Fort Worth

    With fascinating exhibits, a planetarium, and a Children's Museum, this hands-on museum in Fort Worth makes science and history FUN!

  • The Kids Party Ranch

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    (29 miles) Kempner

    I host ranch parties for the Kids. I provide a hot dog lunch, cake, ice cream, western goody bag, hay ride, horse ride and animals. I have an indoor eating area,covered shaded area and clean ...

  • Regal Arbor Cinema

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    (66 miles) Austin

    A multi screen cinema, with a cafe and wheelchair access

  • Childrens Day Art Park

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    (74 miles) Austin

    Summer fun in Austin with the Children's Day Art Park - part of the summer events of Austin Symphony. A fun and magical day out for the whole family!

  • Topsey Exotic Ranch and Drive Thru Safari

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    (25 miles) Copperas Cove

    Families can enjoy over 50 species on the drive thru safari, then pop by the petting zoo to get even closer to the friendlier ones!

  • Cameron Park Zoo

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    (31 miles) Waco

    Get kids out of the house and into a world of nature, in Waco's 52-acre natural habitat, featuring everything from orangutans to komodo dragons!

  • Fossil Rim Wildlife Center

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    (59 miles) Glen Rose

    Come and Discover Fossil Rim; you can see animals living in their near natural environment. Located just one hour and 20 minutes from the DFW area, the ~1700 acres of open spaces lets you interact ...

  • Franklin Drive Thru Safari

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    (67 miles) Franklin

    Animal lovers of the family can spend the day seeing and learning about new animals, and even getting to interact with some on this drive through safari!

  • Austin Zoo

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    (77 miles) Austin

    Over 350 animals are waiting to make friends with families at the sweet Austin Zoo, with keeper talks and story time!

  • The Exotic Resort Zoo

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    (84 miles) Johnson City

    A unique wildlife preserve where there are several endangered species of beautiful animals for kids to encounter, and learn about. Not only that - kids can pat them too! A very eye opening family day ...

  • Fort Worth Zoo

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    (97 miles) Fort Worth

    12 permanent exhibit areas offering a stunning array of happy wildlife, including a petting corral with creatures like corn snakes and armadillos. Plus a playbarn incase the weather turns!

  • Summer Fun Water Park

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    (21 miles) Belton

    A cool, fun water park in Belton, Texas featuring a host of activities and slides that kids and their families will love over summer!

  • Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville

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    (65 miles) Pflugerville

    Cool down in summer in Hawaiian Falls latest waterpark in Pflugerville, Texas!

  • Volente Beach

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    (65 miles) Leander

    This waterpark has it's own sandy beachfront and has attractions that include water slides, tube slides, and a kids activity pool for the younger members of the family.

  • Splash Bash

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    (70 miles) Cleburne

    An all year round water park with water play, slides, and great water fun for the whole family!

  • Pirates Cove Fun Zone

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    (82 miles) Burleson

    Arrr…..it be a fantastic pirate themed outdoor water park for kids! Set sail for Pirates Cove Fun Zone and pirate Texas-style!

  • Hawaiian Falls Mansfield

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    (89 miles) South Mansfield

    A fun Hawaiian themed water park for the whole family to enjoy on those hot Texas days! Rides, wave pools, and lots of family fun to be had!

  • Zoomerang

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    (20 miles) Killeen

    Come play in our 12,000 sq ft play facility with 9 huge inflatable attractions including a 24 foot tall dual lane slide, an obstacle course, bounce houses, moonwalks, themed jumpers, and 4 large ...

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