Local & Area Attractions
              (within 75 miles of Henrietta, TX)
 
Lake Arrowhead State Park
229 Park Rd. 63
Wichita Falls, TX
1890 Clay County Jail Museum Fort Belknap
Near Newcastle, TX

Dallas Cowboys
Cowboys Center
One Cowboys Parkway
Irving, TX  75063
Ticket/Info:  (214) 253-6060

Texas Stadium Tours
2401 E. Airport Freeway, Gate 8
Irving, TX
(972) 785-4850
Dallas Sidekicks
Reunion Arena
777 Sport Street
Dallas, TX  75207
(214) 653-0200
Dallas Desperados
Cowboys Center
One Cowboys Parkway
Irving, TX  75063
Ticket Office:  (972) 785-4900
Texas Collegiate League
(formerly Dallas Burn)
6000 Main St.
Frisco, TX  75034
(888) FCD-GOAL
(888) 323-4625

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX  76107
Fort Worth Stockyards
Historic District
Clay County 1890 Jail Museum - Heritage Center
Graham and Ikard Streets
Henrietta, TX  76365

(940) 538-5655
E-mail cmusuem@wf.quik.com
Jail and sheriff’s living quarters in 1800-1900s style depicting life on the frontier.
Hours:
Thur-Fri 10 am - 2 pm , Sat. 1-4 pm
Adults - $2; Students - $1
Museum of North Texas History
 720 Indiana
Wichita Falls, TX
(940) 322-7628.

Military History Collection, a permanent exhibit in the museum shown in eight rooms.  Other exhibits held throughout the year.
Hours:
Tue. - Thur. 10-11:30 am & 1-4 pm
and by appointment
Amon Carter Museum
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Ft. Worth, TX  76107
(817) 738-1933
Many exhibits from 19th Century Texas to 20th Century American illustrators to "A Century of Art".
Tue., Wed., Fri. & Sat.: 10 am–5 pm
Thur: 10 pm – 8 pm
Sun: Noon – 5 pm.
Closed Monday and major holidays.
Cattle Raisers Museum
1301 W. 7th St.
Ft. Worth, TX  76102
(817) 332-8551
An interactive museum that tells the history & hardships of ranching in Texas and the Southwest.
Mon. - Fri.:  10 am - 5 pm
Open Sundays through the Fort Worth Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Adults - $3
Seniors & Ages 13-18  - $2
Ages  4- 12  -  $1
Under Age 4 & School Groups - Free
Denton Co. Historical Museum
5800 N. Interstate 35
Denton Mall
Denton, TX  76201

(940) 380-0877
Historical Museum that chronicles the beginning to the 1950's of Denton County, Texas.  "The best kept secret of Denton County"!
Hours:
Tue. - Sat.:  10 am - 5 pm
Closed on major holidays.
Fort Richardson State Historical Park & Lost Creek Reservoir
State Trailway
228 State Park Rd. 61
Jacksboro, TX  76458
(940) 567-3506
Seven of the original building still stand and can be toured.  Other activities are:  camping, fishing, hiking and more.
Park Hours:
Mon. - Sun.
Guided historical tours:
Sat. & Sun. and by appointment:  held at 10 am
Park entrance, Camping (vary) & Tour fees apply
Farmers Branch Historical Park
2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX  75234
(972) 406-018
History of Texas & Peter's Colony with an emphasis on Farmers Branch.  Gazebo and the historical home & church can be rented for whatever occasion.

Hours:
Mon. - Fri.:  8 am. - 6 pm 
Sat. & Sun.:  Noon - 6 pm
Closed:
Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

Fort Sill Museum
437 Quanah Rd.
Fort Sill, OK  73503
(580) 442-5123
Historic military landmark with research help from museum volunteers.
Hours:
Mon-Fri:  8 am - 4:30 pm
Closed
Sundays, Thanksgiving & Dec. 24 & 25 and Jan. 1 & 2.
Admission is free, large tours can be arranged; please call ahead.
Fort Worth Museum
of Science & History

1501 Montgomery St.
Fort Worth, TX  76107
(817) 255-9300
Hands on museum great for the whole family to learn about science, history and more!
Prices, times, hours, exhibits now showing, etc.
Jack County Museum
237 W. Belknap St.
Jacksboro, TX  76458
 
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX  76107
(817) 332-8451
There are many collections of art to view and when you need to take a break, check out the museum gift shop and restaurant!
Hours:
Tue-Thur & Sat:  10 am - 5 pm
Fri: Noon - 8 pm
Sun: Noon - 5 pm
Closed:
Monday, New Year's Day,  Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and
Christmas Day.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX  76107
(817) 738-9215
Modern Art collection with film series and media room; please visit the link to the left for current collections and exhibits.
Hours:
Tue:  10 am - 7 pm (Sept. & Nov.)
Wed. - Sat:  10 am - 5 pm
Sun:  11 am - 5 pm
Closed:
Monday's and major holidays
Museum of the Great Plains
601 Ferris Ave.
Lawton, OK  73502

"The Museum of the Great Plains aspires to open minds and enrich lives
by exploring the spirit of the Great Plains."

National Cowgirl Museum
& Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy St.
Fort Worth, TX  76107
(817) 336-4475
This museum is a must see if in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.  Showcases the history of the cowgirl and inducts cowgirls into the Hall of Fame.
Hours:
Tue - Sat:  10 am - 5 pm
Sun:  Noon - 5 pm
Closed:
Monday's, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Admission:
Adults, $6; Seniors, $5; Children (3-14 yrs.), $4 and children 2 and younger, Free; Members of National Cowgirl Museum, Free.
National Museum of Communication
6305 N. O'Connor
Irving, TX  75039
The National Museum of Communications displays exhibits tracing the history of communication with extensive collections of vintage radios, televisions, phonographs, and communications memorabilia.
National Scouting Museum
1329 W. Walnut Hill Lane
Irving, TX  75038
(972) 580-2100
This museum is a tribute to all the Boy Scouts of America with the history of organization, art work collections and many exhibits.
Hours:
Mon - Sat.:  10 am - 5 pm
Sun.:  1 pm - 5 pm
Closed:
Major holiday's and first week in January, every year.
Admission:
General, $8; Seniors, $6; Scouts/Scouter's, $5; School groups, $5; Children (4-12), $4 and Children 4 and under, Free
On the Chisholm Trail
Heritage Center
100 N. 29th St.
Duncan, OK  73534
(580) 252-6692
Museum about the history of the Old Chisholm Trail and Great Cattle Trails with interactive exhibits, educational programs and more!
Hours:
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 5 pm
Sun:  1 pm - 5 pm
Closed:
Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's
Red River Valley Museum
4600 College Dr.
Vernon, TX  76384
(940) 553-1848
Exhibits include the William A. Bond Trophy & Game Room, A History of Ranching in North Texas and more!
Hours:
Tue. - Sun:  1 pm - 5 pm
Admission is Free, but Donations are accepted.
Sid Richardson Collection
of Western Art

309 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX  76102
(817) 332-6554
Art collection from by Western artist:  Frederic Remington & Charles M. Russell.  The 56 painting on display were from the late Sid Richardson who was both an oil man & philanthropist.
Hours:
Temporarily Closed due to renovations of Sundance Square.
Closed Monday's and major holidays.
Wichita Falls Museum of Art Center of Midwestern State University
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, TX  76308
Hours:
Tue. - Fri. 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat. 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(except on the first Thur of the month
when the museum is open until 7:30pm)

 

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