FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is Reopening
Re-Open Responsibly after COVID-19
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (June 10, 2020) – The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that after over three months of closure due to COVID-19, the Museum, the Alice Walton Cowgirl Park, and The Shop at The Cowgirl is reopening Wednesday, June 24 with a special “thank you” opening and gift for our supporting members on Tuesday, June 23. The exhibition Laura Wilson: Looking West will remain open in the Anne W. Marion Gallery until August. The Museum has joined forces with other institutions in the Cultural District to Re-Open Responsibly with Visit Fort Worth.
The Re-Open Responsibly campaign steps reflect guidelines set forth by Governor Greg Abbott and the City of Fort Worth Committee on Re-Opening.
Helpful links: Gov.texas.gov/OpenTexas, FortWorthTexas.gov, FortWorth.com/reopen.
The Museum has developed precautions for the safety and comfort of visitors and staff:
- Online ticketing or contact-free kiosk to purchase tickets onsite
- PPE approved protective and cleaning materials
- Routine schedule for cleaning the building
- Protective sneeze guard at the front desk
- Hand sanitizer stations throughout the building
- Reminders posted to social distance, wash hands, wear a mask, etc.
- Some interactive exhibits will remain closed
- OnCell contact-free guided tours COMING SOON!
- The Shop at The Cowgirl will be open with safety precautions
- First responders (medical, police, fire): Free with paid admission
Hours of operation have been adjusted to support disinfecting/cleaning efforts.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday
The Museum thanks the community, members and visitors for their ongoing support and highly anticipates welcoming visitors back in the building June 24. Please continue to engage with the Museum online with the educational resources and social media. Stay up to date through eBlasts, website announcements and social media (@cowgirlmuseum). For information on recommendations on the coronavirus, visit the CDC website.
About the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience and independence that helped shape the West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire. Established in 1975, the Museum is considered an invaluable national educational resource for its exhibits, research library, rare photograph collection and award-winning distance-learning programs for grades K-12 and adults. In 2019, the Museum opened the Kit Moncrief Galleries and It’s Never Just a HorseTM exhibition. For more news and information, visit www.cowgirl.net or call 817-336-4475 and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest. Located at 1720 Gendy Street Fort Worth, Texas 76107.
Public Engagement Manager