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Historic Sites

You’ll find endless opportunities to celebrate the history of Fort Worth.

While downtown boasts stories of Hell’s Half Acre and American Presidents, the Stockyards National Historic District still resembles its prime in the early 1900’s. Buildings such as the Livestock Exchange Building (1902), Cowtown Coliseum (1907) and the Stockyards Hotel (1907) still stand fully operational today. 

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Fort Worth cuisine is as flavorful as the city's rich Western heritage and world-class artistic masterpieces.
Want to enjoy Fort Worth without spending a lot of money? Search below for free stuff to do in our city. You'll find that Fort Worth offers plenty of value if you're on a budget.
When the sun goes down, Fort Worth really comes alive. Downtown Sundance Square provides sidewalks filled with people on the town, enjoying the many Fort Worth nightclubs, restaurants, movies and live theaters.
If you're traveling with children, Fort Worth is a great destination for family fun. Don't miss our interactive museums like the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Watch the free Fort Worth Herd Cattle drive daily at 11:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. in the historic Stockyards.
Home of Texas Motor Speedway, Horned Frog football, Stockyards Championship Rodeo and more, Fort Worth is a haven for sports.
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Built in 1899, Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House is Fort Worth's premier example of Queen Anne-style Victorian architecture. Turrets, gables, copper finials, a slate tile roof and a porch of red sandstone and marble highlight the late-Victorian ... 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

Downtown's most iconic public art, the Chisholm Trail Mural serves as a reminder of Fort Worth's rich cultural roots. This three-story Richard Haas trompe l’oeil mural spans the 1908 Jett Building’s southern facade in Sundance Square. The 1988 mural ... 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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This beloved department store in downtown Fort Worth entertained and charmed generations of shoppers from 1918 through the 1970s. The museum dedicated to its memory displays photographs of the store and its employees, memorabilia like a popcorn ... 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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Experience the sights, sounds and smells of 19th-century Texas! Nestled on three acres, Log Cabin Village consists of nine historic structures dating back to the mid-1800s. Texas history comes to life through the authentic log homes and artifacts, ... More

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The Stockyards Museum, housed in the historic Livestock Exchange Building, documents the history of the cattle trade and its role in the growth of Fort Worth from a mere stop along the Chisholm Trail to the center of the ranching, cattle-shipping ... More

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