ADDRESS

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is located at:

1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
817-255-9300 | 888-255-9300


MUSEUM HOURS

The Museum is open daily, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday Noon to 5 p.m.


 

PARKING

The Museum is pleased to announce a new benefit for our Members – FREE parking.  The Museum Lot is located just south of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and to the west of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.  Best access is via Harley Avenue.  Please have your valid Membership card with you to receive this benefit*.  Thank you again for your continued support!
*Please note that the FREE parking is on a first come, first served basis and does not apply to other lots in the Will Rogers/Cultural District.  Membership does not guarantee an available, free parking space.  Parking is limited.

All other parking lots surrounding the Museum of Science and History are paid lots managed by the City of Fort Worth. All parking revenues go toward paying for the City's debt from construction of the Western Heritage Garage. More information and a fee structure can be found on the City of Fort Worth's Parking Guide.

City parking lots include:

  • The Western Heritage Garage north of the Museum of Science and History; Entry is from Lansford Lane or Gendy Street. Handicap parking is available.

  • The Will Rogers West Lot directly east of the Museum of Science and History; Entry is from Gendy Street. Handicap parking is available.

  • The lot south of the Museum and adjacent to the National Cowgirl Museum; Entry is from Harley. Handicap parking is available.

  • The South Harley Lot; Entry is from Harley.

On busy days when other activities are scheduled at Will Rogers Coliseum or in the Cultural District, some lots may fill early. The parking lot directly north of the Omni Theater and Museum School is reserved for Museum Preschool only.


DIRECTIONS

The Museum is located in Fort Worth's Cultural District, one mile north of I-30, one block east of Montgomery Street.

From Arlington/Dallas/East: Take I-30 westbound past downtown Fort Worth; exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Abilene/Weatherford/West: Take I-20 eastbound; take I-30 eastbound when it splits from I-20; exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Oklahoma/Denton/North: Take I-35W southbound; as you come into downtown Fort Worth, take I-30 westbound (toward Abilene); exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Waco/Burleson/South: Take I-35W northbound; as you approach downtown Fort Worth, take the I-30 westbound exit (toward Abilene; exit is to the right); exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Grapevine/Mid Cities/Irving: Take 121/183 southbound; stay on 121 Airport Freeway southbound until you reach Fort Worth; veer south onto I-35 for a short time; move to righthand lanes, exit I-30 westbound (toward Abilene); travel past downtown Fort Worth, exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Waxahachie/Mansfield/South Arlington: Take I-20 westbound to 287 northbound; exit I-30 westbound (toward Abilene); exit Montgomery Street (exit #11), turn north; travel approximately one mile. The Museum will be on your right, just past the light at Harley Street.

From Downtown Fort Worth: Take 7th Street westbound; go left (south) on University Drive at 5-way light; go right on Lancaster Ave; go left on Gendy Street (just west of the Will Rogers Complex). The Museum will be on your right.


VIA THE TRINITY RAILWAY EXPRESS

Get off at the Intermodal Transportation Center station and use bus Route 7 (University) to get to the museum.  These links were helpful in planning the route:

Trinity Railway Express Map: http://www.trinityrailwayexpress.org/map.html

Trinity Railway Express Weekday Schedule: http://www.trinityrailwayexpress.org/newweekeb.html

Trinity Railway Express Saturday Schedule: http://www.trinityrailwayexpress.org/newsateb.html

The T Bus Route 7 Map: http://www.the-t.com/Route7/tabid/116/Default.aspx


Fun Fact
Five of the movies shown in the Omni Theater have been nominated for Academy Awards: The Living Sea, Dolphins, Cosmic Voyage, Alaska: Spirit of the Wild, and Special Effects: Anything Can Happen. Peter D. Parks was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer

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