Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

1600 Gendy St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107- Map It
Phone: (817) 255-9300

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is at 1600 Gendy St. Hands-on displays focusing on science, history, art and technology stimulate the imagination of both kids and adults. The Energy Blast exhibit explores north Texas' energy resources and features a 4-D theater experience, a 50,000-pound vibrating truck and a 30-foot replica of a drilling rig. The Collections Gallery features changing exhibits. The 10,000-square-foot Cattle Raisers Museum relates the development of the cattle industry. Visitors can participate in a simulated cattle drive, operate a computerized ranch and learn about the industry's role in the 21st century. Designed for ages 8 and under, the Fort Worth Children's Museum has live amphibians and reptiles and an outdoor water play area. The Noble Planetarium's state-of-the-art projection system affords an amazing view of more than 7,000 stars. Food is available.
$15; $13 (ages 65+); $11 (ages 2-12). Combination ticket with Omni Theater documentary film $21; $19 (ages 65 +); $17 (ages 2-12). Parking lots and garages are available nearby for a fee.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Planetarium show schedule varies; phone ahead. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.