We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone Number: 871-625-5087
Website
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This site focuses on Fort Worth's role in the cattle business.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 46 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Small but informative

This is a small but intersting museum. Not the Smithsonian but worth 20 minutes of your time if you are in the stockyards. Intersting to me because of my fathers job with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Don50alexandria
,
Alexandria
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria
Level Contributor
112 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a small but intersting museum. Not the Smithsonian but worth 20 minutes of your time if you are in the stockyards. Intersting to me because of my fathers job with the Swift meat packing plant. He worked for them for 21 years.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Worth
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Fun places to visit, great places to eat, shopping, longhorns and more! Don't forget the cattle drive every afternoon

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yuma Az
Level Contributor
246 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Nice "old time" experience. Numerous shops to walk through. The "stockyards" hold some very nice shops. Included in the area is the museum and Billy Bobs are near by.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wichita Falls, Texas
Level Contributor
76 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A little bit of everything "Wild West": cowgirl history, antique frontier household items, clothing, Indian artifacts, etc. The museum takes up one suite inside the historic Stockyards Exchange building. Beautiful items on display. $5 donation for admission.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
377 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minden, Louisiana
Level Contributor
28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Worth
Level Contributor
41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Westminster, Maryland
Level Contributor
51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Georgia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hudson, Ohio
Level Contributor
204 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Stockyards Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Stockyards Museum

Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone Number: 871-625-5087
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Stockyards Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?