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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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History at your leisure

This is a very unique museum in it's concept in honoring the Women who were involved and expanded... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
rxmartinez
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Fort Worth, Texas
Gotta go and check it out

The title or concept of a "Cowgirl Museum" may sound humdrum or boring, but this is anything but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
U2695MTstevenm
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Fort Worth, United States
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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 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1720 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107-4064
Cultural District
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very unique museum in it's concept in honoring the Women who were involved and expanded the role women had in the expansion of the west through there courage and fortitude.

Thank rxmartinez
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title or concept of a "Cowgirl Museum" may sound humdrum or boring, but this is anything but that. Exclude the content of the museum for a minute, the layout and presentation of the material is extremely well done. The curator deserves high praises for...More

Thank U2695MTstevenm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really great museum. Very informative. Tip: If going to this and the Sciense and History next door come here 1st. You get 1/2 off the admission to the other meseum and the Cowboy museum cost less.

Thank rodax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here when it first opened. Well done and informative and worth a visit by locals and visitors to town.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Nice little museum telling the story of the cowgirl. Provides a good introduction to Buffalo Bill's Wild West too. Tickets are cheap. It's a good break from the Stockyards

Thank Wolveslad
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Had a nice visit here. Interesting things to look at and get a better feel for how women helped shape the west.

Thank SandS1984
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is so cool. Ever changing interactive exhibits. Lots to see and do here. Pretty big place, but lots of fun.

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What an amazing surprise... they have made a beautiful stylish hisstory of amazing women in this museum... Do not miss!!! Some of the virtual reality was very cutting edge...

Thank culturebound
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Located in the cultural district in Fort Worth, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame does an excellent job of covering its subject matter. There are two floors of displays with memorabilia, films, pictures, and a hall of fame wall. If you want information...More

Thank ransom007
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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

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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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