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Stockyards Museum

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Address: 131 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone Number:
871-625-5087
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Carla K
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Fort Davis, TX

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Fort Davis, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 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

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Thank Dave T
Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 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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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I love this place and enjoy all there is to learn about this area. It is a great place to take the family and just enjoy the history. What a great place and it feels like you are going back in time.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Really nice to see some cultural things about Texas and get some much needed walking. Lots of stores around the area so overall nice trip.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This museum is packed to the brim with pieces of history. As with most museums, there was a don't touch policy for most items, but they do have a saddle and some cowboy hats you can use for a photo op. Really interesting stuff. I especially enjoyed reading about the female trick riders.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

So much history. The walking tour was worth it. It rained for a few minutes but it did not hamper the tour. Educational and fun.

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