Fort Worth Museums
Located in the Livestock Exchange Building in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, the Stockyard Museum features exhibits that relate the story of Fort Worth. Originally known as Cowtown, Fort Worth has a long and varied history and the museum aims to preserve the stories of the Old West.
Fire Station No. 1 is a historic fire station that is located near Fort Worth's Sundance Square District. An exhibit in the station commemorates the first 150 years of Fort Worth. Admission to the station is free of charge. The museum is part of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
The Amon Carter Museum features works of major 19th and 20th-century American artists. Pieces by legendary Westernt artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell are among the artwork on display.
The Vintage Flying Museum displays exhibits on the history of flying, which include historic aircraft, antique vehicles and other memorabilia. Visitors enjoy viewing the restoration process of the historic aircraft in this historic hangar.
Featuring six authentic log cabins, Fort Worth's Log Cabin Village is a living history museum that offers reenactments of the lives of the early pioneers. The six cabins were built in the 1850s and house original furnishings.
An interactive museum, the Cattle Raisers Museum provides a look at the history of cattle and the ranching industry in Texas with artifacts, hands-on exhibits and more. Guided tours can be booked in advance.
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors the pioneering spirt of America's West, specifically the women who demonstrated this spirit. A number of exhibitions and special events complement the hall of fame inductees.
The American Airlines C. R. Smith Museum offers visitors a chance to have an interactive look at the history of aviation. Through exhibits, a flight simulator and educational flight activities, the visitor learns about American Airlines from its beginning to the present day.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers a range of activities to families, school groups, and individuals. See a movie in the Omni Theater, experience the Noble Planetarium, or explore the permanent and traveling exhibits.
Honoring Texan cowboys and cowgirls from past and present, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame also features over 60 restored wagons, carriages and sleds. The museum also houses a special events facility.
The National Cowboys of Color Museum highlights the role that African-Americans played in the American West. Artwork, photos and other historical items are on display at the museum.