National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum

Discover and explore the history of the minority cowboy, Buffalo Soldier, and frontier people of the past, present, and future at this museum. Workshops focus on teaching students the history of the multicultural people who contributed to, and were heavily involved in, the settling of the western US. Workshops can focus on the Texas Buffalo Soldiers, the history of the black cowboy, American Indian culture, and Hispanic customs and history. Add to the educational experience at the museum by participating in a variety of activities such as matching games, crossword puzzles, hidden message word searches, and scavenger hunts.  

Contact Info
Address: 3400 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76103. Tarrant County. Tel: 817-534-8801. Email: info@cowboysofcolor.org. Website: www.cowboysofcolor.org. Hrs: Wed.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, & By appt.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All Grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Citizenship, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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