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Overview

Discover the Fort Worth works of four leading architects during a 2-hour museum tour in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary about the art, history and architecture as you visit three world-class museums in this vibrant district.
  • 2-hour walking tour of the Fort Worth Cultural District
  • Visit three museums with an informative guide
  • Learn about the celebrated architects that designed each museum
  • Get tips on the current exhibits and highlights of the permanent collections
Meet your guide on the steps of the Amon Carter Museum to begin your tour.

Hear about the man who had the vision for the museum more than 60 years ago, Amon G. Carter, aka 'Mr Fort Worth.' His namesake museum is now a major destination in Fort Worth and the contains the biggest American art collection in Texas. The building was designed by acclaimed architect Philip Johnson.

Next you'll stop at the Kimbell Art Museum, designed by Louis Kahn and Renzo Piano, and heralded as a masterpiece of modern architecture. See the two buildings on the site, the 1972 original by Kahn and the 2013 new building addition by Piano, and learn about the building process.

Finally, head over to the adjacent Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, which has roots going back to 1892, and is located in an elegant building by Tadao Ando. The stunning building opened in 2002 and has long pavilions that sit next to reflecting pools.

Your guide illuminates how each architect worked with the challenges of the Fort Worth landscape and Texas' harsh weather. You'll also get the inside scoop on the latest exhibits as well as the permanent collections.
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