One of America’s most unique museums is located right here in Fort Worth. The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum offers visitors a chance to experience a true and complete look at the history that shaped the land and the culture of the American West as documented by the diverse people who helped transform the Wild West into what it is today.
A day at the museum is always one of our favorite things to do in DFW on the weekend, and this is a great place to visit any time it’s open. Read on to learn all about the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum.
About the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum
The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum was founded to recognize America’s many outstanding pioneers who helped settle the western frontier. The museum strives to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of individuals of Hispanic, Native, European, Asian and African descent who were instrumental in shaping America’s iconic Wild West.
The museum was founded in 2001 in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards and today hosts a rotating selection of curated exhibits and historical artifacts alongside a permanent Hall of Fame honoring the Buffalo Soldiers, Tuskegee Airmen, Native American Indian Chiefs, and the Vaqueros, or Mexican cowboys.
National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Discount Tickets
Admission to the museum starts at $10 for adults, and there are quite a few ways to save on admission.
Children 5 and under are always free, students with valid student ID can receive $2 off, as can senior citizens aged 62 and up.
Groups of ten or more can also receive special group rates when visiting the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum. Call (817) 534-8801 to schedule an appointment and receive Group Rates.
Aside from those discounts, one of the easiest ways to save on tickets to the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum is through Groupon. Groupon hosts a selection of rotating deals on discount tickets to the museum throughout the year. Check here to see which deals are currently available. At the time of writing, these Groupon deals offer National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum coupons of up to to 48% off on admission for two, four, or six visitors.
National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hours
The museum is open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm with last admission tickets sold at 3:00 pm.
On Saturdays, the museum is open from 12:00 to 5:00 pm with the last admission sold at 4:00 pm.
National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Location and Parking
The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum is located at 2029 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164. Parking is free and located on-site.
For more information visit CowboysOfColor.org or call (817) 534-8801.