Botanical Research Institute of TX (BRIT)

  • 1700 University Drive
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-3400
  • Region: Cultural District
  • 817-332-4441
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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. Located in the Cultural District of Fort Worth, students from preschool through high school participate in BRIT's educational programs while gardeners, plant enthusiasts, and conservation-minded citizens come to BRIT for tours, classes, lectures, workshops, and special events.

BRIT is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free. For more information, visit

1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107, 817-332-4441

  • Description With a variety of spaces available, BRIT offers the perfect place for your next event. The exhibit hall and commons are ideal event spaces with size flexibility and an open feel. With beautiful views, the Oak Terrace is ideal for smaller, outdoor gatherings. The lobby offers a unique place for your event. With stunning architecture and floor to ceiling windows.
  • Largest Room 250
  • Board Room true
  • Largest Room: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 230
  • Largest Room: Classroom Style Seating Capacity 100
  • Largest Room: Reception Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Largest Room: Theater Style Seating Capacity 175
  • Number of Meeting Rooms 7
  • On-site Audio/Visual true
  • Outdoor Event Space true
  • Smallest Room: Seating Capacity 8
  • Total Venue Capacity 250
Recurring monthly on the 1st

BRIT is open to the public the first Saturday of the month, February - November, from 9 a.m. to noon for exhibits, plant ID, Bella's Story Time, tours and classes. While you're here, make time to... More

Since it’s BRIT’s birthday we are adding an additional event the evening prior on May 12th and calling it Prairie Night (creative right). During the evening event we will feature some great tunes from... More

BRIT's Prairie Day is a festival which helps BRIT celebrate the beauty of the North Texas native landscapes. Through a series of family-oriented, interactive activities and demonstrations, we showcase... More

This year is BRIT’s 30th Anniversary and we are celebrating on May 13th from 9am to 3pm with a SUPER Prairie Day, a day-long festival designed to highlight the beauty of the North Texas native... More

May 18

Sip at BRIT Celebrating BRIT’s 30th Anniversary These events will be 30-minute mixers followed by an hour of light and fun learning. March 16 High Performance Landscaping • Heather Bass and Keri... More