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YEAR ROUND ATTRACTIONS

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The listing below shows each attraction's name, address and contact information, and if the title is in blue it can be clicked to go to that site.

 

A Piece of Work

5714 Locke Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: (817) 737-7700
Email: debbie@apieceofworkonline.com

Bring your friends and your favorite bottle of wine... we provide everything else. Each date is tailored around a selected painting and will be fun for the beginner to the seasoned artist.


 

BC Vintage Flying Museum

Vintage Flying Museum
505 NW 38th Street Hangar 33 South
Fort Worth, TX 76106
Phone: 817-624-1935
Fax: 817-624-2840
Email: info@vintageflyingmuseum.org

Welcome to the Vintage Flying Museum, where visitors are treated to a unique experience and are able to see the restoration and maintenance of historic aircraft! There is always something going on at the museum. We are a very unique museum because we are proud to be the home to four other aviation non-profit groups in our facility.


 

Billy Bob's Texas

2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Phone: 817-624-7117
Email: info@billybobstexas.com

Billy Bob's Texas opened April 1, 1981 with national attention featuring Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers as the first performers. Other artists who appeared during opening week included Waylon Jennings, Janie Fricke, and Willie Nelson. With 100,000 square feet of interior space and 20 acres of parking for entertainment and events, Billy Bob's features 30 individual bar stations, live music with country music’s biggest stars, Live Pro Bull Riding, and a Texas size dance floor.


 

The Botanic Garden

3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-3420
Phone: (817) 392-5510
Email: http://fwbg.org/contact-us/

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 110-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven nestled in the heart of Fort Worth's Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 23 specialty gardens.


 

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

1700 University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76107-3400
(817) 332-4441

Founded in 1987 and based in Fort Worth, BRIT documents the diversity of plant life and conducts extensive research around the world. In the last 10 years, BRIT scientists have located and described scores of species previously unknown to science. Similar to the botanist-explorers of the 18th century, our scientists share the same desires and traits as Sir Joseph Banks, Captain James Cook, and Charles Darwin. We're adventurous, curious, passionate, independent, and smart. In addition, we are teachers. We are driven to find new plant species and research plant life for agricultural, economic, environmental, medical, and social uses and to share that knowledge in the classroom and the research laboratory. Current major projects are ongoing in Texas, Europe, and the Pacific Islands.

 

Bureau of Engraving and Printing

9000 Blue Mound Road
Fort Worth, TX 76131
(817) 231-4000
Email: moneyfactory.info@bep.gov

The BEP's public Tour and Visitor Center located in Fort Worth, Texas is a great place to learn about U.S. currency. Visitors can see where billions of dollars are printed from an enclosed walkway, which is suspended above the production floor! Over half of the nation's currency order is produced in Fort Worth. Available before or after the free self-guided tour, the experience includes an informative theater film, and visitors have the opportunity to walk through two floors of interactive exhibits and displays showcasing currency history and the intricate art of currency manufacturing. Also located in the visitor center is the Moneyfactory Gift Shop where the public can purchase souvenir items including uncut currency sheets and other specialty currency products. Restrooms and vending machines are available.

 

Christian Arts Museum

3221 Hamilton
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Phone: (817) 332-7878

The Christian Arts Commission is working to create an open access museum for the exhibition of spiritually inspired works of art. Formed in 2004, the Christian Arts Commission has diligently worked to create the foundation for this endeavor by aligning its vision with key people and organizations who share the vision of uplifting community through inspirational art.
To date, the Christian Arts Commission has achieved many of the target goals they need in order to make this vision a reality. This includes:
Formation of a strong leadership team to spearhead the project goals.
Approval for 509(a)(1) tax exempt Foundation status.
Site acquisition of the property needed for the construction of the museum.
Approval for the permanent display of the famous "Last Supper" wax artwork.
Initial pledge totals exceeding $500,000.00 dollars.

 

Classic Carriages

Sundance Square & Downtown FW
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817)575-9506

Classic Carriages provide horse-drawn carriage rides through beautiful Sundance Square and Downtown FW. They have Online Reservations starting at $75 for half-hour private service seven days a week.

 

Forest Park Miniature Railroad

1700 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76101
817-336-3328
Email: fpmt@fpmt.us

The Forest Park Miniature Railroad was built as part of Forest Park Rides in 1958-1959. The ride is an approximately five-mile, thirty-five to forty-minute round trip from the Forest Park Depot off Colonial Parkway in Forest Park to the Duck Pond in Trinity Park and back with one stop at the Trinity Park Depot in Trinity Park where passengers may board the train if seats are available. The train crosses six bridges on its route including a 350 foot girder bridge and 175 foot truss bridge, both of which cross the Clear Fork of the Trinity River. The third longest bridge (sixty feet) along the route of the Forest Park Miniature Railroad spans the Trinity Park Creek before the train crosses under the Fort Worth and Western Railroad External Link trestle on its way to the Duck Pond. Occasionally, the Grapevine Vintage Railroad External Link is making its way across this trestle when the Forest Park Miniature Railroad is passing underneath.

 

Ghost Bus Tours

1257 W. Magnolia Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas
Phone: 817-812-6963 OR 817-886-0665
Departs from Grand Cru Wine Bar and Boutique
Email: booking@fwghostbus.com

ARE YOU AFRAID OF GHOSTS?
Fort Worth has been home to outlaws, cattle drives, oil barons and Ghosts! Fort Worth Ghost Bus Tours is launching this week with tours starting from Grand Cru. Come with us as we visit the Parker Cabin where Cynthia Ann Parker came when she was "saved" from the Cherokee and the spot where John F. Kennedy spent his last night before his fateful trip to Dallas. We will visit the haunts of mysterious ghosts from long ago and local well known ghosts who can not seem to find their rest.

 

Hawaiian Falls Water Parks, Adventure Parks and Event Centers

8905 Clifford Street
Fort Worth, TX 76108
Phone: 817-591-1162
Email: info@hfalls.com

Available year-round, Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park at White Settlement is an entertainment complex that attracts families of all sizes from all over. From the multi-level rope courses to the 60-foot-high climbing and rappelling walls, and even the 20,000-square-foot indoor family arcade, this Texas adventure park will bring your family together during any time of the year.

 

Japanese Gardens

3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Phone: (817) 392-5510


The Japanese Gardens are a beautiful six-acre garden of Oriental design featuring pagodas, moon-viewing deck, tea houses, and meditation gardens surrounded by lush exotic plants.


 

Legoland Discovery Center

3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway
Grapevine, Texas 76051
(877) 818-1677

An indoor family attraction which features models and attractions inspired by the Lego building toys. Kids and families can enjoy the 4D cinema, learn top LEGO® building secrets from the Master Model Builder, see iconic landmarks in MINILAND®, plus more attractions.

 

NRH20! Water Park

9001 Boulevard 26
North Richland Hills, Texas 76180
(817) 427-6500
Email: info@nrh2o.com

Between Fort Worth and Dallas, In North Richland Hills On Grapevine Hwy. Across From Tarrant County College (Northeast Campus).


 

Omni Theater (I-Max)

1600 Gendy St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817)255-9300
Email: webmaster@fwmsh.org

The Omni Theater was the first IMAX screen in the Southwest and, with an eight-story domed screen and 30-degree stadium seating, remains the largest IMAX dome in the United States west of the Mississippi River. The Omni’s 120-foot-wide screen places the audience in the center of the action, producing a sensation much closer to real-life than a conventional movie theater. The theater embodies a revolutionary concept in film presentation, which combines the drama of oversized film, state-of-the-art projection equipment, innovative tilt-domed theater architecture and the most sophisticated production techniques to create unique cinematic experiences.


 

Sid Richardson Museum

309 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 332-6554
free admission
Email: renee@sidrichardsonmuseum.org

The Sid Richardson Museum, a Fort Worth art museum located in historic Sundance Square, features permanent and special exhibitions of paintings by the premier Western artists, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The works, reflecting both the romance and reality of the American West, are the legacy of the late oilman and philanthropist, Sid Williams Richardson.

 

Stockyards Station

130 E. Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth TX 76164
(817) 625-9715
Fax: (817) 625-9744
Email: info@stockyardsstation.com

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards, Stockyards Station exemplifies Texas by providing an exciting blend of old and new with Historic Walking Tours that visit the Texas Trail of Fame, The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and more, over 25 unique shops including a winery, art gallery and great restaurants that offer anything from ribs to enchiladas. Stockyards Station is the location for many special events; check our event calendar to see what's going on when you are here! Our four event facilities provide spaces appropriate for the perfect Fort Worth wedding, corporate event, or any kind of party!

 

Cowtown Segway Tours

213 W. 8th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(682) 225-0000


Our story began when Cowtown Segway Tours was created by Paul and Eric in 2007. Eric was the owner of Texas Segway Sales and Repair Shop over in Hurst and Paul was the idea guy. They put their heads together and set up their Segway tours in the heart of Fort Worth. We offer the same tours today and are the original Segway Tour Company in Fort Worth.

 

Stockyards

Visitor Information Center
Across From the Livestock Exchange Building 130 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth TX 76164
PHONE: 817.624-4741
FAX: 817-625-9744
Email: info@fortworth.com

For the drovers heading the cattle up the Chisholm trail to the railheads, Fort Worth was the last major stop for rest and supplies. Beyond Fort Worth they would have to deal with crossing the Red River into Indian Territory. Between 1866 and 1890 more than four million head of cattle were trailed through Fort Worth, which was soon known as "Cowtown." Cowtown soon had its own disreputable entertainment district several blocks south of the Courthouse area known all over the West as "Hell's Half Acre".

 

Stockyards Museum

131 E. Exchange Ave Suite 113
Fort Worth TX 76164
PHONE: 817-625-5082
FAX: 817-625-5083
EMAIL: nfwhs@sbcglobal.net
HOURS: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (M-Sat); 12 - 5 p.m. on Sundays during June-August.

The Stockyards Museum showcases the rich history of the Fort Worth Stockyards and the north side of Fort Worth. There is a growing collection of artifacts, photos and exhibits that document everything from our Native American connections, the Chisholm Trail, the livestock market/stockyards to the Swift and Armour Packing plants. Visitors can experience why Fort Worth is known as "Cowtown" and learn how the Stockyards helped make Fort Worth the Texasmost city.

 

Sundance Square

201 Main Street, Ste. 700
Fort Worth, TX 76102-3134
Phone: 817-255-5700
Email: info@sundancesquare.com

Widely acknowledged as the most exciting downtown area in Texas, Sundance Square is a 35-block entertainment and shopping district that attracts millions of visitors each year. Vision and careful planning has made Sundance Square a vital, multi-use development, filled with offices, residences, shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. The district is a model of urban development, winning major accolades like the James C. Howland Award from the National League of Cities and the 2010 Award of Excellence from the Urban Land Institute. In 2011, ESPN chose Sundance Square as its production center during Super Week. The central location offers quick access to major highways and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, only 17.5 miles away. The Fort Worth Convention Center and the Intermodal Transportation Center, a regional hub for ground transportation, are located just blocks away.

 

Tarantula Train

140 E Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76106
(817)625-7245
Fax: (817)740-1119
Email: http://binged.it/1HreWz6

The Tarantula Excursion Train operates over approximately 21 miles of the Cotton Belt Route, linking the historic communities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Smithfield, and Fort Worth's historic Stockyards district.


 

Texas Motor Speedway

3545 Lone Star Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Phone: 817-215-8500

Speedway that offers both NASCAR and Indy-style racing.


 

Thistle Hill

1509 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
(817) 332-5875
Email: info@historicfortworth.org

The National Register of Historic Places indicates Thistle Hill is: "One of the few remaining examples of Georgian Revival architecture in the Southwest." This beautifully restored mansion was Built in 1904.


 

Water Gardens

1502 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 392-7111


The Fort Worth Water Gardens is a beautiful and refreshing oasis located downtown, adjacent to the Fort Worth Convention Center. Designed by Phillip Johnson (Amon Carter Museum of American Art), the Water Gardens is an architectural and engineering marvel to be enjoyed any time of the year. Visitors can experience a variety of water features as they wander through this relaxing urban plaza. The park features three pools of water: the aerating, the quiet and the active pool.


 

Fort Worth Zoo

1989 Colonial Pkwy.
Fort Worth, Texas 76110
Phone: (817)759-7300


The oldest zoo in Texas, the Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 with one lion, two bear cubs, an alligator, a coyote, a peacock and a few rabbits. From these humble beginnings, the Zoo has grown into a nationally ranked facility, housing nearly 7,000 native and exotic animals.


 

Mountasia of North Richland Hills

8851 Boulevard 26
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Phone: 817-503-8833
Fax: 817-503-8834
Email: Contact Us

The new Mountasia Family Fun Center in North Richland Hills, conveniently located near the Fort Worth, TX area, offers you mini golf, go karts, bumper boats, kiddie rides, arcade and batting cages ALL in one location. Family Fun & Team Building in Fort Worth The perfect place for birthday parties, church lock-ins, corporate groups, team building events, or school functions. Come see what we have done to bring you the premier family fun center in Texas!


 

American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum

4601 Texas HWY 360 at FAA Rd
Fort Worth, Texas 76155
817-967-1560
Email: Contact Us

The C.R. Smith Museum is named for the innovative aviation pioneer and former President of American Airlines, Cyrus Rowlett Smith. The building of the museum honoring C.R. Smith and his accomplishments was the culmination of a two and one-half year fundraising and building effort led by various AA employee and retiree groups. The museum opened July 3rd, 1993.


 

Van Zandt Village Cottage (c. 1870)

2100 Log Cabin Village Lane
Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817-392-5881
Hours: Tue. - Fri. 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. (gates close at 3:30 p.m.)
Sat. and Sun.: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (gates close at 4:30 p.m.)
Log Cabin Village is closed on Monday

Our Mission
The purpose of Log Cabin Village is to educate the public through the collection, preservation and interpretation of artifacts, representative structures, and other items of social and cultural significance to Texas' pioneer era (1840-1890).
Our Vision
Log Cabin Village aspires to build connections to 19th century Texas by providing educational opportunities and sensory experiences that are engaging, accurate, and as authentic as possible.
We invite you to escape the present and experience the past... right here in the heart of Fort Worth. We can't wait to see you here!


 




 

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