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No need to spend a fortune to enjoy Fort Worth. Search below for free stuff to do in our city and you’ll find that Fort Worth offers plenty of value if you're on a budget. 

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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 ... More

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BRIT® is a non-profit, international research and education center that studies plants and teaches about their importance to the world. Students from preschool through high school participate in BRIT’s educational programs while gardeners, plant ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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

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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. ... More

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. ... More

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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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 ... More

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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

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 ... More

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Located in a restored 19th-century building in Sundance Square, this free museum showcases Sid Richardson's collection of the art of the American West. Prints and bronze reproductions are available in the museum store, as is a wide selection of ... More

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Hours: Mon-Sat: 9am to 6pm; Sun: 11am to 5pm. Located on Exchange Avenue in the heart of the Stockyards, the Stockyards Visitor Information Center is the perfect starting point for your Fort Worth trip. Here you will learn about Fort Worth’s rich ... More

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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 ... More

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 ... More

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 ... More

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Fort Worth offers a variety of accommodations for every group's style, taste and budget. … More
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