The 4 best museums in Fort Worth

The 4 best museums in Fort Worth
Photo: Amon Carter Museum of American Art/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 04, 2019.

Looking to try the best museums in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Fort Worth, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to check out the next time you're in the market for museums.

1. Amon Carter Museum of American Art


Topping the list is the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Arlington Heights. Located at 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., the museum, art gallery and library is the highest rated museum in Fort Worth, boasting 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp. The museum houses a permanent collection of hundreds of pieces of American art, as well as rotating exhibitions.

2. Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Photo: Joel W./Yelp

Next up is the Northside's Fort Worth Aviation Museum, situated at 3300 Ross Ave. With five stars out of 10 reviews on Yelp, the museum has proven to be a local favorite. The museum is home to dozens of historical aircraft units that you can walk right up to and touch yourself.

3. National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Photo: Stephanie D./Yelp

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, located at 1720 Gendy St. in Arlington Heights, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the museum 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews. It's the only museum in the world that highlights and honors women, both past and present, who exhibit the pioneer spirit of the American West, with interactive exhibit galleries, artifacts and a research library.

4. CR Smith Museum

Photo: Fernando L A./Yelp

CR Smith Museum is another go-to, with four stars out of 26 Yelp reviews. The aviation museum was established to preserve the history of American Airlines, and it features aircraft and exhibits that show how everything in an airline works. Head over to 4601 Highway 360 S. to see for yourself.

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