Re-Opening Visitor FAQs

When is the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame re-opening?
Opening to the public on Wednesday, June 24. Special opening to members Tuesday, June 23, members that visit will receive a special gift. The Alice Walton Cowgirl Park and The Shop at The Cowgirl will be open, as well.

What are the adjusted hours of operations?
Hours of operation have been adjusted to support disinfecting/cleaning efforts.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Closed Sunday & Monday

We have lowered admission rates through the summer:
First Responders: Free with paid admission
Adults:  $10
Seniors & Military: $7
Kids: $4
Cowgirl Family Special (2 adults & up to 4 children age 4-12): $28

What health and safety precautions are the Museum practicing to Re-Open Responsibly?

  • Adjusted hours to support cleaning efforts
  • 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

Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public place or area of assembly. By visiting the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, you assume all risks associated to exposure to COVID-19 and acknowledge that the Museum cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed. 

How is the Museum conducting health screens for staff and visitors?
The staff is required to log their temperatures everyday upon entering the building. If staff or visitors are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19 we ask that you stay home and visit another time.

Are guests required to wear masks?
Masks are highly recommended to be wore by visitors (ages 2 and up). Staff will be required to wear a mask.

How do first responders receive free admission?
To thank first responders for their service during this time, we are offering medical, police, and fire first responders free admission with a paid admission.

What interactive exhibits are closed and open?
The Western Design Room with the immersion table will remain closed, as well as the media stations on the islands in the It’s Never Just a HorseTM exhibition.
The interactive exhibits that will be open will be routinely sanitized for the safety of our visitors.

  • Buckin’ Bronc Room on the second floor
  • Photo Booth in the Hitting the Mark: Cowgirls and Wild West Shows exhibition

How will online ticketing and ticket kiosk work?
We recommend guests to pre-purchase their tickets before arriving to the Museum, click here to purchase tickets When you arrive, you will check-in at the Ticket Kiosk and if you have not pre-purchased tickets, you can purchase on-site at the kiosk.

Is the Museum offering tours?
We will not be offering Docent guided tours yet; however, we have created an OnCell audio tour you can access for FREE through your phone.

Are there any events or programming scheduled soon?
As the safety of our visitors and staff is our top priority, all summer programming and special events has been rescheduled or cancelled. We have an extensive list of resources, activities, crafts, and story times your children can enjoy from home

  • Cowgirl Roundup at Paws Up reschedule to Sept. 10-13
  • Old Bags Luncheon reschedule to Nov. 3

What exhibition will be open in the Anne W. Marion Gallery?
2019 Cowgirl Honoree’s Laura Wilson: Looking West exhibition will remain open in the Anne W. Marion Gallery until August 2020.

Are food or drinks allowed?
No food or drinks are allowed in the galleries. Guests are welcome to bring their own food to enjoy at the benches around the fountain in the front of the Museum. Tables will be added back to the Alice Walton Cowgirl Park at a later date. During events food and drinks are only allowed in the foyer and rotunda.

Is photography allowed?
Photography is allowed, but flash photography and video is prohibited. Share your photos on social media and tag @cowgirlmuseum.

Where can I find more information about Re-Open Responsibly and health recommendations?
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:,,
For information on recommendations on the coronavirus, visit the CDC website.