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National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4064
+1 817-336-4475
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Whoopie Ti Yi Yo! Git along little dogies, yessss !

Wonderful fun; extremely interesting and educational. Women became cowgirls before anybody got a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SanFrancisco53
Very specific, and pretty much fun

You may or may not be interested in cowgirls. Frankly, I'm not all that interested, but I was glad... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
394willh
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MISSION STATEMENT: The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire. WHAT: The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage and pioneer spirit in their trailblazing efforts. It includes interactive exhibit galleries that feature artifacts of the permanent collection, a traveling exhibit gallery, two theaters, gift shop, and a research library and archives. Currently, the museum’s archives house more than 4000 artifacts and information about more than 750 remarkable women. WHEN: Started in 1975, in the basement of the Deaf Smith County Library in Hereford, Texas, the Museum and Hall of Fame moved to Fort Worth, Texas, in 1994 to plan for and build a new permanent home. WHERE: The 33,000 square-foot National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is found on the Will Rogers Memorial Complex located in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, which is also home to the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and the Amon Carter Museum. WHO: The 220 National Cowgirl Hall of Fame honorees include pioneers, artists, writers, entertainers, humanitarians, business women, educators, ranchers and rodeo cowgirls including: Sacagawea, principal guide for the Lewis and Clark expedition; painter Georgia O’Keeffe; potter Maria Martinez; writer Laura Ingalls Wilder; sharpshooter Annie Oakley; Enid Justin, who created the multi-million dollar Nocona Boot Company; Hollywood icon Dale Evans and U. S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1720 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4064
Cultural District
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+1 817-336-4475

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful fun; extremely interesting and educational. Women became cowgirls before anybody got a chance to tell them they couldn't do such difficult, wild, dangerous and exhilarating work . Lots to see and many interactive exhibits. A life size hologram of Annie Oakley will talk directly...More

Thank SanFrancisco53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may or may not be interested in cowgirls. Frankly, I'm not all that interested, but I was glad I visited. It takes guts to be a cowgirl, and women have been doing it for a very long time. The exhibit ranges from charming to...More

Thank 394willh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum focuses on the contributions of women to the history of the west. I took my two young daughters here and I think they came away with an appreciation of what these women were capable and did. I also believe it got them to...More

Thank WisTrippers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews and thought this was worth a shout before visiting the stockyards later for the day. And what a good shout that was! A beautiful museum celebrating every cowgirl with all the greats mentioned and honoured. 2 floors. Need about 90 minutes -...More

1  Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Younger kids loved the fountains outside after we were done, having many daughters this is a good exhibit for a dad to take his lil princess too, offers inspiration and courage to a generation very much in need of both

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very charming museum displays about cowgirls. Beautiful building and creative material create a lovely destination for a cool hour or more in Forth Worth.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured this museum and found it to be very nice. It is a modern, well lit, very comfortable building and the staff was very nice and helpful. They also have a small gift shop. The museum is dedicated to telling the story of cowgirls...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Museum is spacious and well laid out. I particularly enjoyed the info and photos regarding the Wild West Shows and the Annie Oakley portion. The grand kids and their mother went sort of head over heels over the photo booth that placed you in western...More

Thank dougfmftw
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My 6 year old daughter and I spent about 2 hours here. We had a blast. It wasn't busy. We got there right at 10 when it opens. We loved all the displays. They have a free adventure backpack with activities for the kids to...More

Thank Flamingojacque
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a nice museum with some excellent pieces in the collection. It's quite small, so one could easily see almost the entire place in under 2 hours. I am very surprised by the STRICT no photography policy. The staff were nice and informative. Be...More

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Adults 10 Child/Senior 8 Parking 7 Free if you also visit the Science history museum next door
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Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 12pm-5pm Admission: $10 – Adults $8 – Children (4-12 years old); Seniors (60+); Military (with ID) Children 3 and under – Free with paid adult There will... More
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