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Attractions Near Fort Worth Convention Center

Downtown Ft. Worth has many exciting things to see and do. One of the most unique experiences in the area is the Stockyards National Historic District. Home to the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame; a museum dedicated to preserving the western heritage that shaped the Texas economy, and so much more, the Stockyards are a must-see for any visitor to Ft. Worth. Educational programs for children, fantastic displays of real covered wagons, and other artifacts from this fascinating time in history are available for viewing. The Stockyards is also home to the world’s largest honky- tonk - Billy Bob’s Texas. A wide range of steakhouses and other restaurants are located here ranging from family fare to fine dining.

Also in the Ft. Worth Convention Center area, visitors can delve into the cultural arts with a trip to one of several art galleries, museums, and even a concert at Bass Performance Hall. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is dedicated to local and national artists from the nineteenth and twentieth century. The Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History provides family fun and educational programming with a focus on local history and contributions to science and nature. Bass Performance Hall is one of the most recognizable locations in downtown Ft. Worth. Its contributions to the performing and fine arts are instrumental in the development and maintenances of the downtown area. The Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra calls this beautiful venue home with performances throughout the year. Traveling musical theater companies and guest performances of all types are found here year-round.

Of course, no trip to Ft. Worth is complete without a visit to the Zoo. Ft. Worth is home to the oldest zoo in Texas, but don’t let that discourage you from visiting. With many different species on display and a section completely dedicated to the preservation and study of indigenous Texas wildlife, the Ft. Worth Zoo is a great way to spend the day. Add a trip to the Botanical Gardens and Butterfly museum and you have a fantastic day of family friendly fun.

When the sun sets over Ft. Worth, the day is far from over. Nightlife in downtown Ft. Worth is vibrant and exciting. With many different restaurants, pubs, and clubs, there is fun for everyone. Add a night at the IMAX for an unforgettable evening. Many local bands perform at a variety of venues across the city, creating an atmosphere filled with surprises and making Ft. Worth an exciting place for visitors.

For a great vacation, check out the Ft. Worth Convention Center and downtown area. You won’t be disappointed.

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