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Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone Number: 871-625-5087
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Description: This site focuses on Fort Worth's role in the cattle business.

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Stocyard Museum

The real Texas History in a very historical location. The Ft. Worth Stockyard is also used for the Texas Arms Collectors Gun Show (in the Museum) and other buildings are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Minden, Louisiana
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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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353 reviews 353 reviews
124 attraction reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

lovely setting with old fashioned paintings/costumes and photo available in dressed uniforms etc,very enjoyable afternoon in this well decored place

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Minden, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The real Texas History in a very historical location. The Ft. Worth Stockyard is also used for the Texas Arms Collectors Gun Show (in the Museum) and other buildings are available for parties , wedding dinners, etc. A western nightclub "Billy Bobs" is also on the site. Restaurants are nearby in Ft. Worth. Much to see without much traveling.

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Fort Worth
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Stockyards are a blast. There are famous stars on the sidewalks, the famous Longhorn Steers, the museums, wonderful western history; and, of course, great shopping and truly wonderful food. You can get some great deals on some truly delicious meals if you walk along the wooden sidewalk. Looking for a cowboy hat, new boots or a new purse -... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It was great to gain an understanding of cattlemen-why did they drive the Longhorns north? How much did they earn per head? What route did they take and why? What roles did Fort Worth play? Then, the major meat packing companies that employed thousands and shared the stockyards. Our tour guide, a lifetime resident of the area, was full of... More 

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Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The cost is only $2.00 each. The experience & education are priceless! This museum really goes the distance in educating the visitor about the old time cattle trade, the history of the Stockyards, & about Texas. If you are interested in those things, DO NOT MISS this museum. The staff is the friendliest we've ever encountered & took a great... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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156 reviews 156 reviews
48 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

If visiting Texas...do venture to the Fort Worth area, rich with Texas history and the tales of cowboys and cattle drives. The rich Texan History even makes a Yankee proud. (I am however fond of my 7 years as a Texas resident). Not only rich in culture and history but FOOD and shopping near by. Great experience for young and... More 

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Oakdale, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Stockyard area of Fort Worth is worth seeing. It is in the old part of town and has a county charm and its free to walk around. The Museum is worth seeing. You don't see riders in old time gear and long horn cows going down the street very often but here it happens twice a day and they... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent about 3-1/2 hours in the Stockyard area and it wasn't enough time! Very informative tour, lots of choices of restaurants and shops. Definitely will return!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

A great collection of parts of history in Fort Worth and her memories. Museum staff is very knowledgeable and are a living history.

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Jeffersonville, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Stockyards Museum, located in what once was the Fort Worth Stockyards building provides an intriguing look into the past of Fort Worth. The 2nd longest burning light bulb (105 years!) and the bad luck wedding dress are worth the stop.

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