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So Much History!

I used to go shopping at Leonard's Dept. Store when I was a kid with my mom and grandma. It was... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Helen V
Austin, Texas
Very cool Ft. Worth history

I grew up in Fort Worth and I love this museum. Lots of history here. I loved visiting this museum... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Chasity G
Fort Worth, Texas
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200 Carroll St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-1900
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I used to go shopping at Leonard's Dept. Store when I was a kid with my mom and grandma. It was fascinating to go on the subway into the store. They always had lots of demos going for knives, pots & pans, sewing, cooking, etc....More

Thank Helen V
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Old Timers who remember Leonard Brother's Department Store from the early 1900's will have happy memories of shopping at Christmas time with Santa and electric trains. Memorabilia is everywhere even with the modern look subway train. A fun place for a birthday lunch for any...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

I grew up in Fort Worth and I love this museum. Lots of history here. I loved visiting this museum and would recommend espeically if you are from Fort Worth or ever visited Leonards or rode the subway.

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Had forgotten about shopping trips to Leonards in FW when I was a kid but this little museum brings back many memories and some fascinating history plus a pretty good burger at the attached M&O cafe!

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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a fascinating history museum on how the Leonard brothers pioneered the department store in Texas. The Leonard brothers basically carried the city of Fort Worth through the Great Depression by selling penny bread, by cashing checks for people when the banks failed and...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed June 25, 2017

this museum brings back many memories of Leonard's and the subway they use to have. Free to visit and adjacent to the M&O Cafe, while there stop in and have a bite. Prices are mid range.

Thank James P
Reviewed April 10, 2017

As I scanned a list of things to do and see in Forth Worth I noticed the Leonard's Department Store Museum. I remembered having visited the store with my parents numerous times as a child. The museum isn't large, but it has numerous photographs and...More

Thank Arla G
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This great little (tiny) museum, dedicated to one of the country's most iconic and innovative old department stores (no longer in business) will be interesting to anyone interested in "classic" family owned and operated retail institutions, and a "must see" for anyone over the age...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A cool museum that is an accurate blast from the past of Fort Worth. The grill has variety of burgers and fries. I ordered the tomato basil soup (bowl was about $8) and it was worth it. Will go back.

Thank tmatherly2015
Reviewed September 12, 2016

As other reviewers, we were a bit hesitant to visit. I am glad we did. It really brought back memories of family visits to the first Fort Worth superstore. The attached cafe was a pleasant surprise. Try their cheeseburger.

Thank Ron C
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