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Stockyards Museum, Fort Worth

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  • My husband and I were spending the day visiting the Fort Worth stockyards. We found the museum to be very interesting with lots of information on the history of the stockyards and Fort worth  more »
  • Every day, people walk by this museum without knowing what they're missing. If you want to see how the stockyards looked before it became a tourist destination, then stop by and check this place out. ...  more »
  • We came here as part of a tour. Not overall interesting but will appeal to some. The "cattle drive" in the street added to the overall average experience.  more »
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  • The museum was small but definitely worth the $2 admission for history buffs. It's a good way to escape the heat or kill 30 minutes while visiting the stockyards. The employees seemed genuinely happy to be there are were ready to answer any questions.
  • Great place to learn about the history of Texas's cattle-raising. Really helpful and friendly staff eager to help explain things. The museum itself is more like a one-room gift shop, but there are good exhibits of vintage equipment from the city's days as a meatpacking capital. Behind the building are actual stockyards where you see see longhorn cattle, mostly steers. The building itself still houses offices and some cattle-auctions are based there, though much of the trading is online instead of in-person.
  • Most vacationers want to see the Real Cowboys & cowgirls ? I always tell them Ft Worth Stockyards ! Lots of History and lots of fun during rodeo days!
  • If you are intensely interested in local history, you may enjoy this. My out-of-town guest was unimpressed.
  • Very Interesting. Lots of memorablia. Great folks there to share.
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