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Visit These Fan-Favorite Museums Near Dallas–Fort Worth

Explore These 3 Museums Near Dallas–Fort Worth

Did you know that the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex is home to several renowned museums? From world-class art museums for fine art connoisseurs to science museums curated for the curious at heart, there's something for everyone in the museum capital of the Southwest. Here are just a few of the museums you can explore near our Benbrook apartments.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Although it was originally opened as a children's museum, the Fort Worth Museum of Science offers fun for all ages. Check out their DinoLab, where you can learn all about the dinosaurs that used to roam the Earth, and then try your hand at uncovering fossils in their mock field site, the DinoDig. If you don't feel like getting your hands dirty, head to the Innovation studios to create some art or check out their Energy Blast exhibit to learn more about how North Texas is powered. Your museum ticket also gives you admission to the Noble Planetarium, where you can explore space, take a trip through the cosmos, and see artifacts from space exploration history.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is the oldest art museum in Texas. Designed by renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando to be an "Arbor for Art," this museum is home to works from several influential artists, including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko. If you're curious to learn more about being an artist and creating art, this world-class art museum also offers talks and workshops led by some of the living artists they have on display.

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame

The National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring and documenting the lives of women in the American West. The lives of more than 750 women that left their mark on the Western frontier are on display, including Annie Oakley, Patsy Cline, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Jessie from Toy Story. Their interactive exhibits feature rare photographs and over 4000 artifacts, including spurs, saddles, and handwritten letters, that bring these women to life and tell their stories.

If the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame left you inspired to write some letters, you can find everything you need to become a great pen pal near our Benbrook apartments. Want to learn more about life at Olympus Team Ranch? Contact us to schedule your tour and learn more about our vibrant community.