Fort Worth Cultural Tour, Fort Worth (Self Guided)

The great variety of museums, galleries and art venues makes Fort Worth one of the most visited cultural destinations, it attracts a lot of tourists all year round. The city is proud of its diverse cultural venues, so don't miss a chance to visit them on this tour.
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Fort Worth Cultural Tour Map

Guide Name: Fort Worth Cultural Tour
Guide Location: USA » Fort Worth (See other walking tours in Fort Worth)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: IreneB
Thomas Kinkade Gallery

1) Thomas Kinkade Gallery

This gallery contains a large collection of works made exclusively by Thomas Kinkade. The collection includes originals, limited edition reproductions and gift items. Thomas has expressed that through his paintings he sends inspirational impulse and shares the light with art lovers. You can visit the gallery of one of America's most popular artists Monday to Thursday from 10 am till 8 pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am till 9 pm, and Sundays from noon till 6 pm.
Sid Richardson Museum

2) Sid Richardson Museum (must see)

Sid Richardson Museum was opened in 1982 and has one of the greatest collections of Western Art in America by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell and other artists. Due to the museum's good will in helping others, it is free and has a lot of educational programs both for children and adults. You can visit the museum Monday Saturday from 9 am till 5 pm; Sundays from 12 am till 5 pm.
Fort Worth Central Library

3) Fort Worth Central Library

Fort Worth Central Library has a great variety of books from special collections, for example Genealogy, History & Archives Unit, auto repair manuals, business directories and Spanish and Vietnamese sections. The Library also possesses many exhibits and displays, from sculptures to paintings and photography. The Library is open Sundays from 1 pm till 5 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am - 6 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 pm - 8 pm.
Jubilee Theatre

4) Jubilee Theatre (must see)

Jubilee Theatre in its stage performances presents the traditions of African-Americans and was founded in 1981 to preserve them. In 1993 they moved to the renovated building on Main Street. In recent years, the theatre has received numerous winning awards and accolades and has gained the reputation of producing original music works.
St. Patrick Cathedral

5) St. Patrick Cathedral

St. Patrick Cathedral is located in the business district of Fort Worth. It is part of the Cathedral Complex, which also consists of the Rectory and the St. Ignatius Academy. This holy place is one of the oldest churches in Fort Worth, since it was constructed in 1892, according to James J. Kane's project. It is designed in classical Gothic style, from original limestone and ornate glass. St. Patrick's Cathedral is listed in The National Register of Historical Sites.

Walking Tours in Fort Worth, Texas

Create Your Own Walk in Fort Worth

Create Your Own Walk in Fort Worth

Creating your own self-guided walk in Fort Worth is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Places of Worship Tour in Fort Worth

Places of Worship Tour in Fort Worth

Over the centuries Fort Worth has proven to be a very religious city, by establishing an impressive number of holy places. Some of them like First United Methodist Church and St. Andrew's Cathedral have become key symbols of the city. The churches display various architectural styles and confessions. Take this walking tour to visit the most famous religious buildings in Fort Worth.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Museums and Galleries Tour in Fort Worth

Museums and Galleries Tour in Fort Worth

Fort Worth is listed among the museum-capitals of the southwest region of the United States. Do not hesitate to spend a few hours exploring its most famous museums and art galleries, such as Forth Worth Museum and Kimpbell Art Museum, both of which describe the history of the city, as well as its cultural development. Take this guide to experience Fort Worth's best museums and art galleries.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Fort Worth for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Fort Worth has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Fort Worth, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.