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. with an additional tour on Saturday at 11 a.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.