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Stockyards Museum

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Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164-8212
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This site focuses on Fort Worth's role in the cattle business.

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visit with grandchildren

This is a good place to take children and visitors from out of town. The small longhorn drive is something for all to enjoy. The food in the area is great and the shops are good.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
James P
Saginaw, Texas, United States

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Saginaw, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to take children and visitors from out of town. The small longhorn drive is something for all to enjoy. The food in the area is great and the shops are good.

Thank James P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a good place to reflect the past of cattle drives and barbeque, cowboy hats and boots and of course the long horns and the drama of the cattle drive. Just check your shoes. you might step on the cow manure.

Thank Dolps M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of carriages for the day. As a museum it reflects the place and time you would expect. Nothing exciting for the kids. Just stuff to look at. But, if you are interested in the old west you will enjoy the visit.

Thank Gimmy1040
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Start at the museum but you must explore the whole building while there. Perhaps the cattlemen are attending a video auction downstairs. Look for the 2 walk in safes. The Old Coliseum is an absolute must, especially if there is rodeo or show. Or from the Museum/Exchange Bldg. walk across the street to the Station. Go to the far west... More 

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Fort Davis, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the stockyards themselves were like a carnival while we were there, due to a rodeo, this small museum was very nice. We particularly enjoyed talking with the gentleman inside about many things in Fort Worth. He loves his city and is a good ambassador.

Thank Carla K
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Took about an hour to look through this great display of wagons and buggies, Rodeo Hall of Fame. You can go at your own pace. Very cool and relaxing.

Thank ElaineandJim A
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting collection of Texas and stockyard related memorabilia. The second longest burning lightbulb in the world is also here! It has been burning nonstop for 108 years. Also interesting was an early cattle prod, made with a cane and battery. Skip is a great guy, with lots of knowledge. It was a pleasure talking with him. Definitely... More 

Thank Mikeyveck
Cricklade, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Very interesting exhibits in this very small museum - but contains a good mix of fascinating stuff from days gone by - really is worth a visit

Thank AlanP00le
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit with some nice bars and restaurants Also pay a visit to billy bobs texas that is a fun night out

Thank Dave T
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

It's not an extra fancy museum and it is the big at all. I went through in about 20 mins. There was lots of neat older stuff on display but it was annoying having to look past all the "do not touch" signs. I would say go to it if you're at the Stockyards and need to pass sometime especially... More 

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