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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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Address: 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76107
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+1 817-738-1933
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of...

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of nineteenth-and twentieth-century painting, sculpture, and works on paper, and it is one of the nation's major repositories of American photography. It is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, the two greatest artists of the American West.

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Thursday 'til 8:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays and major holidays

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A rare treasure

The Amon Carter is a fantastic collection of American art. Their photography collection is superb. IF you visit, you are in Fort Worth, where the west begins. THey have a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Amon Carter is a fantastic collection of American art. Their photography collection is superb. IF you visit, you are in Fort Worth, where the west begins. THey have a great collection of western art in several mediums.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love going to this museum. The permanent collection is lovely and always nice to look at. The traveling collections are always awesome. The museum has programs/activities available during the summer for kids and adults. The best part about the museum is that it is free to the community to experience all types of art and subjects. Great place to... More 

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Marshall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't have too much time before they closed and didn't get to see most of the Remingtons, but the rest of the museum was good. On the smaller side. The string-like exhibit in the "great hall" (that's what I call it) is mesmerizing. Best of all, FREE ADMISSION!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Worth a visit to see the fabulous collection of exhibits by Remington and Russell - surely the finest recorders of the American West

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was an excellent museum experience. My friend and I decided to pop into this museum on a whim the day before I left town and man am I glad we did! The staff were quite knowledgeable and answered lots of random questions I had. The way that the galleries were set up made it a fun flowing process to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We visit Amon Carter frequently because this is a family friendly place to go especially on rainy days when we need to get out of the house. The art is always interesting and the history rich. This is a great family spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is a MUST see for anyone visiting Fort Worth. They have great exhibits, too!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Amon Carter is a truly excellent museum, but I was very disappointed with the special exhibit "Border Cantos". I am very surprised to find it at the Amon Carter. I would have expected it more at the Fort Worth Modern Art Museum. This is an exhibit which is more folk art in feel. It is professed to be apolitical,... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A very nice museum. A great space very open and we'll lit so you can see all the exhibits. Friendly staff, eager to answer question and offer to help. The photo exhibit was awesome and the gentleman that was describing the antique cameras was very knowledgeable and friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went to the Museum during a wedding weekend on the advice of several people. Turns out it was very good advice. The works of Remington & Russell are featured in the permanent collection on the 1st floor & elsewhere. Other art from all of American history are exhibited. I can't say I'm a real art aficionado but all of it... More 

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