Guided Tours for Adults

The Amon Carter offers a variety of free guided tours led by trained museum volunteers. Tours can be designed for first-time or experienced art museum visitors.

Permanent Collection Tours

Tours featuring highlights from the permanent collection take place Thursday through Sunday at 2 p.m. and begin at the Information Desk. No reservations are required, and admission is free.

Special Exhibition Tours

Tours of select special exhibitions take place Thursday through Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with an additional tour on Saturday at 1 p.m. and begin at the exhibition entrance on the second floor. No reservations are required; admission is free.

Private Tours

Private tours can be scheduled for groups of five or more. These tours cover the collection as a whole or concentrate on specific objects or themes. Reservations are required.

Scheduling a Private Tour

To schedule a tour, contact the programs manager at 817.989.5038 at least three weeks in advance of the date requested. Have the following information ready when you call:

  • Number of people in the group
  • Preferred date and time with three alternate dates and times in case your first choice is not available
  • Name, mailing address, phone number, and email address of contact person
  • Special needs, including mobility assistance

Self-Guided Tours

If you plan on bringing a group of ten or more people to the museum for a self-guided tour, you must schedule an appointment with the programs manager by emailing nancy.strickland@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5038.