Explore the Fort Worth Cultural District

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Amon Carter MuseumThe Amon Carter Museum of American Art is one of the premier museums of American art in the nation and a Fort Worth institution for more than 50 years. Its gallery walls are filled with national treasures representing the best work that many of this country’s artists have produced. At any given time, there are about 400 works of art on view, ranging in subject and medium from the grand landscape paintings of the Hudson River School to delicate works on paper, rare books, dynamic sculpture, contemporary photographs, and iconic masterpieces of early American modernism. The museum’s research library offers over 14,000 items supporting the study of American art and history. Admission is free.

3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard - 817.738.1933

HOURS
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays

 

Kimbell Art Museum

KimbellThe Kimbell Art Museum, owned and operated by the Kimbell Art Foundation, is internationally renowned for both its collections and for its architecture. The Kimbell’s collections range in period from antiquity to the 20th century and include European masterpieces by artists such as Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Poussin, Velázquez, Monet, Picasso, and Matisse; important collections of Egyptian and classical antiquities; and Asian, Mesoamerican, and African art.

The Museum’s building, designed by the American architect Louis I. Kahn, is widely regarded as one of the outstanding architectural achievements of the modern era. A second building, designed by world-renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano, is scheduled to open in 2013 and will provide space for special exhibitions, allowing the Kahn building to showcase the permanent collection.

3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard - 817.332.8451

HOURS
Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Art Forum called it “the most elegant museum in the entire country”.
Experience the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando’s “Arbor for Art” in Fort Worth. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth maintains one of the foremost collections of international modern and contemporary art in the country. See the work of Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko.  Discover amazing contemporary works…displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond.  Make the trip to see our special exhibitions and take a docent-led tour.
Visitors to the Museum can also enjoy a fine dining experience in Café Modern’s elliptical dining room set on the Museum’s reflecting pond or shop for unique gifts at The Modern Shop.

3200 Darnell Street - 866.824.5566

HOURS
Tuesday through Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays

 

Cattle Raisers MuseumCattle Raisers Museum

The Cattle Raisers Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history of the cattle and ranching industries in Texas and the Southwest.  Visitors can trace the origins and development of ranching, both the industry and cultural phenomenons, throughout the 10,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 150 years of history come to life as the interactive galleries show both the challenges and accomplishments of Texas and Southwestern cattle raisers.  The exhibitions are suitable for audiences of all ages, and visitors can learn about cattle trails, operate their own virtual ranch and even round up cattle on a cattle drive.  Additionally, guests may watch Thundering Herd, a brief yet informative history on the diversity of cattle raisers, in the Noble Planetarium.

1600 Gendy Street (located on the second floor of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History) - 817.332.8551

HOURS
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Chr istmas Day

 

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Receive HALF PRICE admission to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History with paid admission to the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame members get in FREE!

Dedicated to lifelong learning and anchored by our rich collections, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History engages our diverse community through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the stories of Texas and the Southwest.  Although its name, location, size, and scope have changed dramatically since 1941, the Museum still serves a similar purpose: to provide an extraordinary educational environment.

1600 Gendy Street - 817.255.9300

HOURS
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

 

 

Other Area Highlights

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Botanical Research Institute of TexasThe Botanical Research Institute of Texas, or BRIT®, is a non-profit, international plant research and learning center. Its plant collections and educational programs are open to the public, Monday through Saturday, to help everyone understand the value that plants bring to life. Admission is free. BRIT features a retail store specializing in “green” and conservation-minded gifts.

1700 University Drive - 817.332.4441

HOURS
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Closed Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Holidays

 

Casa Mañana

 

Casa Manana MuseumCasa Mañana strives to create, nurture and advance live professional theatre unparalleled in artistic excellence for the enrichment and education of our diverse community and its future generations of artists and patrons. Today, Casa Mañana remains an essential part of Fort Worth’s cultural community producing a full season of Broadway shows, a Children’s Theatre season, and extensive education and outreach programs including Camp Casa and the Casa Mañana Performing Arts Conservatory.

3101 W. Lancaster Avenue - 817.332.2272

HOURS
Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Fort Worth Botanic GardenThe Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 110-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven nestled in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 23 specialty gardens.

3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard - 817.871.7686

GARDEN CENTER HOURS (Daylight Saving Time)
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. -10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

GARDEN CENTER HOURS (Standard Time)
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. -10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

CONSERVATORY HOURS (Standard Time)
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

CONSERVATORY HOURS (Daylight Saving Time)
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

JAPANESE GARDEN HOURS (Standard Time)
Monday through Saturday: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.

JAPANESE GARDEN HOURS (Daylight Saving Time)
Monday through Saturday: 9 a.m. 7 p.m.