Spring Break 2017: Handbook of the West

11mar(mar 11)1:00 am19(mar 19)1:00 amSpring Break 2017: Handbook of the West1:00 am - 1:00 am (19) 1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 Event Organized ByKristine Schenk

Event Details

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The ‪#‎CowgirlMuseum‬ Official Spring Break 2017 Hours:
March 11: 10am-5pm
March 12: 12pm-5pm
March 13: 10am-5pm
March 14: 10am-5pm
March 15: 10am-5pm
March 16: 10am-5pm
March 17: 10am-5pm
March 18: 10am-5pm
March 19: 12pm-5pm

For more information, please contact 817-509-8662.

Learn about the West and the Chisholm Trail through our Handbook of the West Scavenger Hunt!  You will tour the Cowgirl Museum, the Amon Carter Museum, the Sid Richardson Museum, and the Fort Worth Stockyards while learning about faces and places of the West located right here in Fort Worth!

The Handbook is an adventure intended for elementary school students and their families. Once completed, bring it back to the Cowgirl Museum to collect a prize. To receive the prize, each participant must purchase and complete their Handbook of the West booklet. Show the completed Handbook to the parking attendant, and you will be able to park free while you collect your prize.

More Information:

When is this available?
Saturday, March 11th – Sunday, March 19th during normal Museum hours

What is the intended age range?
The Handbook is for children in elementary school.

What is the cost?
Members – $5 per Handbook
Non-members – $13 for Child admission and Handbook
$5 for Adult admission (chaperone with scavenger hunter)

Note: The cost of child admission with Handbook and discounted adult admission is the same as normal cost of child admission and normal cost of adult admission.

How long does it take?
Total estimated time – 4 hours
The activities in the Handbook that happen in the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame take at least 1.5 hours.  It will take at least 20 minutes to travel to and complete the activities at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.  It will take at least 45 minutes to travel to and complete the activities at the Sid Richardson Museum. It will take at least 45 minutes to travel to and complete the activities at the Fort Worth Stockyards.  If you have time, feel free to explore each institution for longer than the suggested time.

Does it cost money to go to the other locations (Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Sid Richardson, or Fort Worth Stockyards)?
No. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s and their parking lot are free.  The Amon Carter Museum is free. The Sid Richardson Museum is free.  The parking lot is validated for the Sid Richardson Museum.  There is limited free parking available at the Fort Worth Stockyards.

Will it cost money to return the completed Handbook?
No. If you show the completed Handbook to the parking attendant, as long as there is space in the parking lot, you will be able to park free.

Can we take pictures in the Museum?Will it cost money to return the completed Handbook?
You cannot take pictures of the exhibits. You can take pictures of your child doing these activities. Please tag these pictures on your Instagram page #cowgirlmuseum

How can I keep doing these activities?
There is a free recipe available on the back of the Adult Guide.  The complete book (with recipe) is available in the National Cowgirl Museum gift shop as well as other related books.

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Time

11 (Saturday) 1:00 am - 19 (Sunday) 1:00 am

Location

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Organizer

Kristine Schenk

kschenk@cowgirl.net

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