Everyone is welcome at Chestnut Square!

Your tour guide will take you back in time, excite you, and inspire you. Tours are fun for all ages.


Public Village Tours

• 11:00am on Thursday & Saturdays. (Public Tours consist of 4 of the 8 historic buildings.)  
• $10 adults.
• $7 military, students and seniors.

TOURS BEGIN in the welcome center in Dixie’s Store


Private Village Tours

• Available at other times for groups of 4 or more by appointment. To book a private tour, please call out office at 972-562-8790 or email the Tour manager
• $10 adults
• $7 military, students and seniors

Village Tour Packages

Tour Packages are ideal for local guests who visit a few times a year, and or those who frequently entertain guests from out of town

 Village Tour Package ($30 Value):

• Two Village Tours (8 buildings for 1 guest, or 4 buildings for 2 guests)
• One seat on a Trolley Tour (2nd Saturdays at 10am, April-November)
• $20/guest
• Good for 1 year
• Packages may be purchased in the Visitors Center or over the phone at 972-562-8790.

Homesteader Package (includes membership benefits):

• Eight Village Tours (8 buildings for 4 guests, or 4 buildings for 8 guests – need not be done
at one time)
• Two seats on a Trolley Tour
• Membership benefits (Homesteader level, includes member events and discounts).
• Good for 1 year
• $75 per guest
• Packages may be purchased in the Visitors Center or over the phone at 972-562-8790.



• $3 per guest
•  Walk-up tours of the Dulaney House or the Faires House are offered Tues, Thurs, Fri & Saturday depending on staff/docent availability. No advanced purchase.


All Tours begin at the welcome center/Dixie’s Store.

Stroll our lovely grounds and tour the interior of 4 of our historic sites with a guided docent. Tours are suitable for school aged children and adults, and can be modified to pique the interest of those in your group. Tours are approximately 1 hour long.


Due to the unavailability of the trolley, no trolley are scheduled at this time. They will resume as soon as possible. 

• $15 adultsSecond Saturday, April – November at 9:45am

Tour begins in the north lot adjacent on Highway 5 (McDonald St.) 

Tours of the historic residential and commercial districts of McKinney about the charming McKinney Trolley are regularly scheduled the second Saturday of each month, April – November, at 9:45am.

During Farmers Market season, tour tickets are available at the Information Booth located at the intersection of Anthony & Chestnut Streets.


Tues, Thurs & Friday 9am - 3pm
Village Tours: Thursday and Saturday at 11am

Contact Us

315 S. Chestnut Street McKinney, TX 75069


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