Thistle Hill

  • 1509 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Fort Worth, TX 76104-2028
  • Region: Near Southside
  • 817-332-5875
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One of the most impressive surviving mansions of the “cattle baron” era, Thistle Hill is situated on a 6.5-acre plot in the Near Southside and was purchased in 1903-04. This Georgian Revival-style mansion has been restored to its 1912 condition and is listed on the National Register. The nearly 11,000-square-foot, red brick structure was once the scene of lavish dinners and parties as its owners entertained Fort Worth's powerful and elite. The house is available for individual and group tours.

  • Miles from Convention Center: 3
  • Miles from Downtown: 3
  • Miles from Will Rogers Memorial Center: 7
  • Banquet Capacity 100
  • Description

    Thistle Hill is an Historic House Museum built in 1904 by a Texas Cattle Baron. The Perfect off-site location for a retreat or reception. The ambience of days gone by and living large; Texas style! 80 Chairs provided along with food service tables. Rental party responsible for linens, catering, music and decorations. Outside vendors welcome!!! This isn't a film set this is the real deal! 1.5 acre property with heirloom plants, a Teahouse, Pergola and Carriage House. Perfect for lawn parties, picnics and tents. Our website features a virtual tour and allows you to view every room and its granduer. Contact our staff to view the estate; shown by appointment only.

  • Largest Room 588
  • Number of Rooms 8
  • Reception Capacity 125
  • Theatre Capacity 80
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1900
  • Outside Space: Banquet Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Outside Space: Reception Style Seating Capacity 250
  • Square Footage: Largest Meeting Room 432
  • Total Venue Capacity 125