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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-738-1933
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Ranked #2 of 99 Attractions in Fort Worth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of nineteenth-and... more » Owner description: Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of nineteenth-and twentieth-century painting, sculpture, and works on paper, and it is one of the nation's major repositories of American photography. It is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, the two greatest artists of the American West. Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday 'til 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays and major holidays « less
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Bossier City, Louisiana
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136 reviews 136 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Best art gallery in the area! Lots of western art but also some really famous artists' work - Monet, Manet, Pissaro, etc. quite a bit of religious Objets d'art.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Wonderful variety of beautiful Western art. Local photography was interesting also. Great Remington sculptures and oils! All this goodness for free! Enjoyable afternoon!

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Fayetteville, AR, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We've been to almost every American art collection in the country, this is one of the best. The visiting shows too are so worthwhile. We are in Fort Worth1-2 times a year, I always go to see the collection and special exhibits. It's not the Whitney or Crystal Bridges or the Gillcrease, but it's a good museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The museum has good free parking, and it has free admission. Inside, the interior is spacious,and well planned .The exhibits are of great interest to those who are interested in getting a good grounding in American art,with a 19 th century bias, albeit the 20th and 21st centuries are also featured. Pay special attention to the bronzes and paintings of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very nice collection of a wide variety of artists. Of the many area art museums,this one has the best collection in my opinion. We came as part of a group visiting the art museums and private collections. Well presented and some of the best, most insightful descriptions I've read.not just an artist bio, but insights into the piece.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Amon Carter museum is truly a gem of Fort Worth. Amon carter has art work that is apart of museum tours and right now they are showing the art of the Samurai. Truly a must see.

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Fort Worth
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great art; Free; Good location; Decent parking; Changing exhibits; Interesting building. Avoid weekends because of crowds if possible.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amon Carter, the original publisher of the Fort Worth Star Telegram, was a generous benefactor to the city. His collection of western art, including many works by Remington and Russell are showcased in this museum, donated by him to the city of Fort Worth.

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San Antonio, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We spent more than the usual time in this lovely, spacious museum and were so pleased with the exhibits. The fine sculptures, the many Frederic Remington paintings, the easy pace because there no massive crows to push through - so enjoyable in every way. Fort Worth has a distinctly laid-back atmosphere and to find a parking place near the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a great museum to visit when you are in Fort Worth! There is a lot to see there, and the museum has a fantastic collection!

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