Seeing Fort Worth
Explore Fort Worth, Texas
The attractions listed on this page are the year-around tourist attractions in Fort Worth, not the one-time or even annual events. This information and the tips are intended to help you enjoy these places even more.
Also, check our blog for these and other Fort Worth Events.
Kimbell Art Museum- This is the museum of the masters. The Kimbell is ranked as one of the top five, small museums in the country. Call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us to see how you can get your Kimbell tickets for free.
It is an easy walk between the Kimbell, the Modern, the Amon Carter and even the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. It would also make for a full day of it!
Modern Art Museum- When it first opened a few years ago, it was praised for its architecture, not its art. Since then the museum has had several, outstanding special exhibits and weekly special nights that make it a very entertaining place to tour. Call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us to see how you can get your Modern tickets for free.
Be sure to see the Vortex, outside the museum; go inside and yell or clap and be amazed! Also, the Cafe Modern has delicious, light lunches.
Amon Carter Museum- American and Texas Art and Photography; also Western Art including Remington and Russell paintings and sculptures.
There is never a charge to see this museum’s permanent collection.
Bass Performance Hall- A special place to see the performing arts; not as large as it seems in pictures, but it will make you feel you are in a European symphony hall. We’ll have a complimentary dessert and beverage waiting for you when you return from the performance. Restrictions apply; so, call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us for details.
Parking for performances is free in one of the two garages.
Fort Worth Stockyards- If you can only see one thing in Fort Worth, this is it!
The Visitors’ Center has an excellent, guided walking tour; it moves quickly but takes you places you wouldn’t otherwise go in the Stockyards. If you take the tour during the time the Fort Worth herd is moving, they will make sure you see the herd. Call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us to see how you can get your tour tickets for free.
Sundance Square- The downtown entertainment district of movies, live theater, shops, dancing, restaurants, and more. Parking is free downtown after 6:00 P.M.
Most of the restaurants in the square can be very expensive. We can recommend better food at less cost. We also have free maps of the area to help you get around.
National Cowgirl Hall of Fame- Lots of audio, video and animated displays make this fun and easy to tour. In addtion, you’ll meet some very impressive ladies. Call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us to see how you can get your admission tickets for free.
Every architectural detail, down to the doorknobs and hinges, was especially designed for this building.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden- There is no charge for the Botanic Garden, but the adjacent Japanese Gardens and the Conservatory have a small admission charge. We’ll prepare a complimentary snack and beverage for you to have while you’re at the gardens. Restrictions apply; so, call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us for details.
Texas residents can pick up some great information on perennials and annuals in the Four Seasons Garden and in the Trial Garden.
Water Gardens- A truly unique place; a must see (and free!) if you have time.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing- One of only two locations responsible for printing all U.S. paper currency.
A little drive from us, but one of the most fascinating places to see in Fort Worth.
Sid Richardson Museum of Western Art- It’s size and layout make this a very easy art museum to go through and well worth the time if you enjoy Remington and Russell western art and sculpture.
One of the only museums open in Fort Worth on Mondays.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History- Renovations are now complete, and this museum is bigger and better than ever. A portion of the museum is now the Cattle Raisers Museum, an outsanding display of the history and development of the Texas Cattle Industry . The Omni Theater is open and showing several, different movies at various times during the day.
The main Science and History Museum is more family-oriented with lots of educational exhibits for children. The Cattle Raisers Museum will be more oriented to adults although the displays will intrigue children.
Fort Worth Zoo- One of the top five zoos in the U.S. and the oldest zoo in Texas. We’ll prepare a complimentary snack and beverage to take with you the zoo. Restrictions apply; so, call us at 817-923-3597 or Email us for details.
Be sure to see the Texas Wild exhibit. You’ll be impressed by all the wild stuff roaming around this state!
Cooler weather is a great time to see the animals since they are much more active.