Attractions

Historic Site in Fort Worth

Stockyards

Western-wear stores and knickknack shops, saloons and steakhouses occupy the Old West–era buildings of the Stockyards. Don't miss the twice daily cattle drive (at 11:30am and 4pm) when cowboys drive a small herd of …
Museum in Fort Worth

Kimbell Art Museum

Welcome to one of America's best small museums, with European masterpieces by Caravaggio, El Greco and Cézanne, as well as Michelangelo’s first painting, The Torment of St Anthony. The architecture is no less stunn…
Ranch in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Herd

See the cows for real out behind the Livestock Exchange Building: the Fort Worth Herd are the longhorns that parade daily. You can see them in their corral from a viewing area which comes complete with picture-portr…
Museum in Fort Worth

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

No, those billions of dollars being printed in front of your very eyes are not the work of counterfeiters living on the lam, Bonnie-and-Clyde style, in Texas. You’ve just stumbled upon one of two places in the natio…
Museum in Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

In a stunning, soaring space, this museum houses an incredible number of provocative and mind-expanding works by luminaries such as Mark Rothko and Picasso.
Museum in Fort Worth

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Pre-1945 American art shines at this museum, including iconic works by John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer and Alexander Calder, as well as an impressive collection of works depicting the American West by artists Fre…
Market in Fort Worth

Cattle Auction

The truly curious will want to venture into this live cattle auction, held every other Friday in a totally high-tech atmosphere inside the 1903 Fort Worth Livestock Exchange building. The heifers strut their stuff o…
Zoo in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Zoo

A highly regarded American zoo (and the second most popular attraction in the state), it's home to about 5000 inhabitants representing 650 species, including many endangered species. Check out the Komodo dragons and…
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Museum of Science & History

Your Cowgirl ticket also gets you in to this kid-friendly museum brimming with fossils, dinosaurs and fun things to do – like the planetarium and an Omni IMAX theater. A huge expansion, completed in late 2009, immer…
Museum in Fort Worth

National Cowgirl Museum

This airy, impressive museum explores the myth and the reality of cowgirls in American culture. From rhinestone costumes to rare film footage, this is a fun and educational ride: by the time you walk out, you'll hav…