128 East Exchange, Ft. Worth
The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District attracts nearly 2 million visitors annually. Of these, we have TENS of THOUSANDS of children who visit our museum through their school field trips. Our goal is to ensure that every child who enters our barn will know about Texas and Western history. Our passion is history and making sure that it stays in the forefront of all children's thoughts and studies.
Four Hours of Fun in the Stockyards is an educational program in partnership with the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, The Fort Worth Herd, The Cowtown Cattlepen Maze and Stockyards Station Walking Tours. This educational program is perfect for school groups, class trips and more.
Please note: April and May school dates are permium, call today to make your reservations for these months early. To learn more about our Four Hours of Fun program and/or to book your tour call 817.626.9715 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students see personal and individual displays of over 100 men and women who have shown excellence in competition, business and support of rodeo and the western lifestyle in Texas. In addition, they will learn about horse-drawn vechicles in the Strequell Collection - wagons for work and play, in the city and on the farm. Students will be asked to put themselves in the role of a pioneer in a covered wagon, a cattle drover on the Chisholm Trail, or a chuck wagon cook during a Spring Roundup. School kids (ages 6 & under) also particiapte in our interactive exploratorium: Adventures of the Cowboy Trail. Here they learn about how a Cowboy packed for a trail drive, the importance of branding the livestock and the in's & out's of a packed Chuckwagon.