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Amon Carter Museum

Indoor Free
Art Museum, Educational, Cultural
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX
URL: Amon Carter Museum  Phone: 817-738-1933

Activity Overview

A visit to the Amon Carter Museum is an excellent opportunity for the entire family to discover the works of some of the most famous American of the 19th and 20th century. From Georgia O'Keefe works to painting and sculptures by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russel, this museum is home to a wealthy permanent collection. Temporary exhibitions are also available over the year.

The museum opened in 1961 and was funded by Amon G. Carter Sr, who wanted to preserve some of the finest examples of American Art.

The Amon Carter Museum is free to visit and can be accessed from the Forth Worth Transportation Authority's 2, 7, and 57 buses.

Things to Do

  • Book a tour of the museum to experience the effective programs and materials designed by the museum to connect children with art.
  • Visit the museum shop where you can find a selection of apparel, jewelry and stationary featuring images of works of art. A wide range of art books is also available.
  • Take the children to the School Library to learn more about art-making techniques via the electronic resources of the museum.

Amon Carter Museum Insider Tips

  • Have a look at the Current Exhibitions page on the website of the museum to learn about the newest programs when planning a visit to the museum.
  • Do not miss the drawers available in most rooms, as they host hundreds of photographs and works on paper that are part of the permanent collection.

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