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Kimbell Art Museum

  • 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 332-8451
  • Region: Cultural District
  • Visit Website

The Kimbell's permanent collection contains holdings ranging from the third millennium B.C. to the mid-20th century, and includes major works by Fra Angelico, Velazquez, Bernini, Rembrandt, Goya, Monet, Cezanne, Picasso, Mondrian and Matisse. It is also home to Michelangelo's first known painting.  MORE >>

Stockyards Station

  • 130 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 625-9715
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside
  • Visit Website

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station provides an exciting blend of old and new Texas with historic walking tours along the Texas Trail of Fame, The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and more. The Station’s two dozen shops offer wine, cowboy boots, leather goods, jewelry,  MORE >>

Sundance Square

  • Downtown Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 255-5700
  • Region: Downtown
  • Visit Website

Downtown Fort Worth has gained a reputation as one of the country’s liveliest urban settings. The 35-square-block Sundance Square entertainment district is home to restaurants, live music clubs, theatres, shops, exciting nightlife and the beautiful Bass Performance Hall, named as one of the top 10  MORE >>

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

  • 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: (817) 738-1933
  • Region: Cultural District

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906-2005), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper; it has been a Fort Worth institution since 1961. The collection spans early nineteenth-century  MORE >>

Botanical Research Institute of TX (BRIT)

  • 1700 University Drive
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
  • Phone: (817) 332-4441
  • Region: Cultural District

BRIT’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public understanding of the value plants bring to life. Open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., visitors may take public or self-guided tours  MORE >>

Bureau of Engraving and Printing's Western Currency Facility

  • 9000 Blue Mound Road
  • Fort Worth, TX 76131
  • Phone: (817) 231-4000
  • Region: Alliance/TMS

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Western Currency facility, one of only two locations in the U.S. that print money (Washington, D.C. being the other), offers free 45-minute guided tours on weekdays. Stroll along an elevated walkway and actually see money being produced below you. There are  MORE >>

Cowtown Opry

  • 131 E Exchange Avenue
  • Suite 140
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 366-9675
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

A nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of country music as a part of Texas heritage, the Cowtown Opry provides one of the most authentic Western experiences in the area. With free weekly concerts held outside on the steps of the Livestock Exchange Building, it's almost like taking a  MORE >>

Fire Station No. 1

  • 203 Commerce Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 255-9300
  • Region: Downtown

Fire Station No. 1, part of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, is a historic fire station near Fort Worth's Sundance Square District. The exhibit features interactive models (including a bucking bronco) that commemorate Fort Worth’s first 150 years, from its early years as a frontier  MORE >>

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

  • 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3420
  • Phone: (817) 871-7686
  • Region: Cultural District

Enjoy the captivating beauty of the oldest botanic garden in Texas. Fort Worth’s Botanic Gardens are home to more than 2,500 species of plants in its 23 specialty gardens. Plan a visit to the world-renowned Japanese Garden, where the koi-filled pools, sculptured hillsides, crafted stonework and  MORE >>

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

  • 1300 Gendy
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Phone: 817-298-3026
  • Region: Cultural District

The Fort Worth Community Arts Center supports local and regional artists by providing accessible and affordable exhibition, performance, workshop, classroom and office space. The Center's many gallery rooms showcase diverse, contemporary works by both emerging and established artists. The building,  MORE >>

Fort Worth Herd

  • Stockyards National Historic District
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 336-4373
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Grab a spot on the sidewalk and watch the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive. Clad in authentic Western clothing from saddles to chaps, teams of real cowhands drive longhorns through the Stockyards on Exchange Avenue.  MORE >>

Fort Worth Water Gardens

  • 1502 Commerce Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 392-7111
  • Region: Downtown

The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center. Designed by Phillip Johnson, the Fort Worth Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year. Visitors can experience a variety of water features  MORE >>

Heritage Trails

  • Downtown Fort Worth
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Region: Downtown

Take a walk through downtown and discover the people and events that shaped Fort Worth’s rich history. Have your picture taken alongside our sleeping panther and then visit each permanent bronze-plaque detailing a historic event that occurred. Funded by local businesses and foundations, Fort Worth  MORE >>

JFK Tribute

  • General Worth Square
  • 916 Main Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Region: Downtown

General Worth Square is adjacent to the former Hotel Texas – now the Hilton Hotel. The park now occupies the location where John F. Kennedy delivered an unplanned speech to thousands who had waited in the cold rain.

The park is centrally located just north of the Fort Worth Convention  MORE >>

Livestock Exchange Building

  • 131 E Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Phone: (817) 626-2334
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

Located in the Fort Worth Stockyards, this adobe-style building was constructed in 1902 as a center for cattle traders. It was the central location for all activity in the Stockyards and often referred to as "The Wall Street of the West.” Today, the building houses professional services and the  MORE >>

Monnig Meteorite Gallery at TCU

  • Sid W. Richardson Science Building
  • 2950 W. Bowie Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76129
  • Phone: (817) 257-6277
  • Region: TCU/Zoo

Explore the mysteries of meteorites, create your own terrestrial impact crater and even touch a piece of Mars at this “out of this world” gallery devoted to our visitors from space.  MORE >>

Fort Worth Cultural District

  • Fort Worth Cultural District
  • Museum Way
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Region: Cultural District

In the Fort Worth Cultural District, you can walk to six world class museums in a beautiful, park-like setting. The Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, and the Cattle Raisers  MORE >>

Sid Richardson Museum

  • 309 Main Street
  • Sundance Square
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Phone: (817) 332-6554
  • Region: Downtown

Named for the late oil mogul Sid Richardson, once known as the "bachelor billionaire," this free museum showcases his collection of the art of the American West, with a focus on the works of premier Western artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Prints and bronze reproductions are  MORE >>

Texas Trail of Fame

  • Stockyards National Historic District
  • 140 East Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Texas Trail of Fame was established to honor those who have made a significant contribution to our Western way of life. Throughout the walkways of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, bronze inlaid markers have been placed in honor of their achievements to inspire and educate  MORE >>

The Stockyards Visitor Information Center

  • 130 E. Exchange Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • Region: Stockyards/Northside

The Stockyards Visitor Information Center is the perfect starting point for your trip in Fort Worth. Here you will learn about Fort Worth’s rich western history and it's the perfect place to watch The Herd’s daily cattle drive. At the Stockyards Visitor Information Center you can pick up maps and  MORE >>

Trinity Trails

  • Northside Drive and Samuels Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Region: Fossil Creek/North

Parks and trails along the Trinity River and its tributaries allow for a variety of outdoor activities. Trinity Trails offers 40 miles of running or biking trails, 17 trailheads for picnics and rest stops, five boat launches for canoes, kayaks and sculls, equestrian trails for horseback riding, a  MORE >>

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