National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women of the American West who have displayed extraordinary courage and pioneer spirit in their trailblazing efforts. It includes interactive exhibit galleries that feature artifacts of the permanent collection, a traveling exhibit gallery, two theaters, gift shop, and a research library and archives. Currently, the museum’s archives house more than 4000 artifacts and information about more than 750 remarkable women. Excite and inspire student and scout groups with a guided or self-guided tour of the museum. A self-guided scavenger hunt of the museum is also available! 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Tarrant County. Tel: 817-336-4475. Email: bdodson@cowgirl.net. Website: www.cowgirl.net. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 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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