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Stockyards Museum

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Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164-8212
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871-625-5087
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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This site focuses on Fort Worth's role in the cattle business.

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Neat little gem

This is a neat place to visit. the tour only takes about an hour and is well worth the $2 suggested entrance fee. Lots of pictures and relics to look around at. It was very quiet... read more

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Terry P
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Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a neat place to visit. the tour only takes about an hour and is well worth the $2 suggested entrance fee. Lots of pictures and relics to look around at. It was very quiet so you can stroll through and reflect on the older times.

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Thank Terry P
Stafford, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If in the Stockyards this Museum is a "must see", giving an informative tour of the life of those who worked in this area

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Thank ktbarker39
Saginaw, Texas, United States
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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.

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1 Thank James P
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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.

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1 Thank Dolps M
Texas
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140 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

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.

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Thank Gimmy1040
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 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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1 Thank Plunderedtreasure
Fort Davis, TX
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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.

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Thank Carla K
Dallas, Texas
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 January 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.

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Thank ElaineandJim A
Dallas, Texas
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429 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 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 

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Thank Mikeyveck
Cricklade, England
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277 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 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

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Thank AlanP00le

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