Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History

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  • Address: 1600 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8172559300
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Science Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History - Review

This museum is in the Cultural District of the city and was established in the year 1945 as The Fort Worth Museum for Children. The present name was given later in 1968. The main features of the museum include the Noble Planetarium, Omni Theatre, Star’s Cafe and Shop Too! At present going by the name, the museum houses a mind blowing collection of permanent as well as temporary science and historical exhibits.

  • Fort Worth Children’s Museum: This was made especially for children below 8 years of age. The exhibits here are hands- on keeping in mind that the children learn through play at this age.
  • Dino Labs and Dino Dig: This explain the interesting and exciting history of the now extinct dinosaurs. They have detailed articles and replica skeletons of the giant animals. There is also a digging area to keep with the authenticity of a real paleontological site.
  • Cattle Raisers Museum: This is like a small museum inside a big one. This space puts light on the very successful Cattle Industry of North Texas.
  • Energy Blast: Exploring the world of energy science cannot be better than this. Here they have interactive displays, dioramas, learning stations, etc.
  • Innovation Studios: There are 5 glass walled studios known by the names of Inventor, Designer, Doodler, Imaginer and Explorer.

Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Information

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Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Ticket Prices

  • $13 (for 60+); $11 (2- 12 years); Free (Members)
  • The Theatre and Planetarium charges are different. Please go through the current details on the website.

How To reach Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History by Public Transport

  • Bus number 57 to Gendy and Burnett Tandy

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  • Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Address: 1600 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107, United States
  • Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Contact Number: +1-8172559300
  • Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History: 04:00 Hrs
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  • The actual museum is very fun and cool. However, the latest Big Bird planetarium movie for the kids is clearly Chinese propaganda. It’s partially funded by the Chinese government. In the movie they had pictures and clips showing how beautiful and nice China is. They taught the kids Mandarin phrases and said things like China and the U.S. are great friends. There was also a blue puppet that had terrible Chinese accent when it speaks English. I have no problems with Chinese accent, but I don’t think the person doing the voice did a very good job portraying the Chinese accent. Our children are being brainwashed by the Chinese government subtly. Sad. The whole movie could have been just about space with Big Bird and not having to make it political at all.

  • The new exhibits are great. The kids exhibits are great because the kids can interact with the exhibits. For example, the kids can see the fossils on exhibit in the dinosaur area. Then they can draw a picture and have it come to life on the animated screen or go and dig fossils in another area. It is a great way to get children ages 2 - 10 out for the day.

  • Museum is not to big but it was worth to visit it. Great place for the small kids. Growth kids like me still can learn there. I visited the planetarium and the person presenting the show did a great job. You can feel her passion about what she was doing.

  • Always love this museum. The people who work here clearly love their jobs. Much of the museum is very hands on, which is great for kids. The dinosaur exhibit is growing and I can't wait to see what they add. The energy exhibit is our least favorite but it still pretty cool. Planetarium is amazing so make sure and schedule a stop there. Small little food Cafe and about $7 for parking so add that in as well.

  • My family's favorite place to explore, especially when the heat or weather makes outdoor options uninviting. Great interactive exhibits, many of which incorporate both tradition museum displays and brand new technology. Everyone in my family, from toddlers to grandparents, has no trouble finding something they enjoy when we visit.

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