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Group Services is available between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday at 817-255-9440



Dates: September 14, 2015-May 27, 2016
: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$5 per student for exhibits
Group Minimum:
Required Adults:
admitted free PK-K: 1 adult/6 students; Grades 1-12: 1 adult/10 students.
All students must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times.

nal Adults: $10 exhibits



Opening October 3, 2015

Suggested Grade Levels: K-12

Students will journey through the history of technology and explore the possibilities of tomorrow. THINK is an engaging exhibit designed to help students understand the process of innovation. It explores how technology transforms the way we live and work. Teachers and students can download the THINK app and fully engage in all aspects of this unique exhibit.  Game stations, an immersive film about making the world work better, and a self-guided interactive tour complete the experience. STEM concepts come to life through THINK. Think was created and developed by IBM Funding for the installation at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History provided by Betsy and Steffen Palko and Charlotte and Jim Finley


Exploring America: A Photographic Journey

Opening December 19, 2015

Suggested Grade Levels: K-12

As we prepare to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of our National Parks, take your students on a tour of America’s greatest parks and all the places in between. The photography of David Hare captures the spectacular beauty of nature. This exhibit includes the opportunity to unleash the creative spirit of your students with a hands-on photographic journey of their own. Students will have the chance to use cameras provided by the Museum and see their work on display.


Our permanent exhibitions delight one and all.  Not only are the exhibitions fun and engaging, they provide a wide range of interactive experiences for all ages. The exhibits are full of curricular correlations that will enhance and support your classroom. 

9/11 Tribute Exhibit
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is proud to be the designated caretakers of N-101 from the World  Trade Center's North Tower.  

Innovation Studios
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
Learn about science and history topics as they happen in these interactive, illuminated spaces. Plus, experiment with rotation, sound and other concepts.

Energy Blast
Suggested Grade Level: 3-12
Journey back in time in the 4D theater and learn about the origins of the Barnett Shale. Then visit the “rig site” and witness the scientific story of energy.

Fort Worth Children’s Museum
2nd Grade and younger
Enter through the friendly dragonhead and have hands-on fun in this special exhibit gallery designed especially for children from birth through age 8.

DinoLabs & DinoDig®
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
Use scientific processes to discover dinosaur fossils at field sites, analyze fossils, and create images of what dinosaurs looked like. Learn how paleontologists find fossils, document their location, carefully dig them up, and securely pack them for transportation to the lab in this large, outdoor recreation of the Jones Ranch dinosaur field site in Texas.

Storm SchoolWednesdays at 10:30 am
Learn about wild Texas weather with Jeff Jamison, CBS 11 meteorologist. This 45-minute program is available at no additional charge with your field trip exhibit admission. For additional information and to register:

Cattle Raisers MuseumCattle Raiser's Museum
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
The Cattle Raisers Museum, a museum within the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry. The experience begins as you trace the origins and development of ranching as both an industry and cultural phenomenon in the 1850’s and takes you on a journey of the cattle industry and into the future of the business.

Your students will enjoy the artifacts such as the cattle and horses, barbed wire, spur collection, and branding irons. Inter-actives include Ride-A-Long Round Up, Run A Ranch and the seven minute multi-media presentation, The Thundering Herd, in the Noble Planetarium.

For additional resources and instructional information about the Cattle Raisers Museum, contact: David Bedford, Cattle Raisers Museum Educator 817.255.9342,


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To book:  817-509-8960
Fee: $3.50 per student
Group Minimum: 15 Max: 200
Required Chaperones: admitted free PK-K: 1 adult/6 students Grades 1–12: 1 adult/10 students
Time frame options: Tuesday-Friday 10:00–11:30 am; 12:00–1:30 pm; 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Student Group Reservations: Reservations may be made at least ten days in advance of your visit by sending fax to (817)336-2470. Both a Student Group Reservation and a Guidelines Form must be completed and faxed. Please allow five business days for a receipt of confirmation. Forms are available here.

Visit the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame and discover the world of the cowgirl through interactive exhibits, film presentations, memorabilia, and intriguing stories. The galleries upstairs include: Into the Arena, Kinship with the Land, Claiming the Spotlight, and the Hall of Fame Honoree Gallery.  The recently renovated gallery downstairs features our newest permanent exhibit, Hitting the Mark: Cowgirls and Wild West Shows, which discusses early cowgirls and their significant roles in Wild West shows. Watch holographic Annie Oakley describe what it was like to travel with a Wild West show using her own words. Explore Western art through temporary exhibits in the new Anne W. Marion gallery, featuring different artists throughout the year. 

Hit the Trail with our Trail Packs Program
Enhance your next visit to the National Cowgirl Museum with a backpack from the new Trail Packs backpack program. Trail Packs are designed to create a more multisensory experience for your students with hands-on activities, games, and objects.  Check them out at the front desk, they are free to use. These work well for small self-guided and homeschooling groups.

For additional information please contact: National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 817-509-8960.

 Call for reservations 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Just a Reminder, Membership benefits are not valid for school visits.

Fun Fact
The Museum's Noble Planetarium was the first planetarium to be named after a female astronomer, Charlie Mary Noble, a Fort Worth educator of math and astronomy.

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