Plan Your Visit

Admission is free. The experience is priceless. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art explores the diversity and complexity of American creativity through our expansive collection and exciting exhibitions.

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Museum Hours

Sunday noon—5 p.m.
Monday Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.—5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.—8 p.m.

We are closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

What’s Happening?

Art can change your mood, change your mind, and transform an ordinary day into an extraordinary one. Learn, chat, and create through a wide range of events at the Carter.

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Directions & Parking

Free parking is available at the museum's lot located on Camp Bowie Boulevard. See the Fort Worth Cultural District map for help locating additional parking locations.

More information and a fee structure can be found on the City of Fort Worth's parking guide.

  • If you arrive by bike, please lock it up at the bike rack on the north side of the entrance, off Camp Bowie Blvd.

  • Free parking is available in the museum's lot located on Camp Bowie Blvd. Accessible parking is available there and on the south side of the museum on Lancaster Avenue. Paid parking is available in the surface lots and Western Heritage Garage at the Will Rogers Memorial Center (see the Fort Worth Cultural District map for help locating these and additional parking locations).

    More information and a fee structure can be found on the City of Fort Worth's parking guide. On weekends, visitors may also park for no charge in the University of North Texas Health Science Center lot on the northwest corner of Clifton St. and Camp Bowie Blvd.

  • The museum can be accessed from the Fort Worth Transportation Authority's #2, #7 and #57 buses . The Trinity Railway Express travels between Fort Worth and Dallas.

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Things to Know


Please keep a safe distance (12 in.) between you and the works of art. Even clean hands can harm an artwork’s surface.


Food and drinks are not allowed in the galleries. However, you’re welcome to enjoy a sip or a snack at the Museum Shop, or have a picnic on our front porch.


Large bags, backpacks, umbrellas, tripods, and selfie sticks are not permitted in the galleries and will be checked. All bags and purses brought into the museum are subject to inspection.


Wheelchairs and strollers are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Please stop by the Information Desk for assistance.


You’re invited to take flash-free pictures of the museum and most of the artworks. Please check for the no photography symbol at gallery entrances or on artwork labels. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #CarterArt! For more information, see our Video and Photography Policy.


You can create art at the Carter, too! Sketchpads (14 x 17 in. or smaller), graphite, and colored pencils are welcome in the galleries. Easels, pens, and other art supplies are not allowed.


The Carter has free WiFi. Click on our network CarterConnect. No password needed.


Check our website and social media accounts to see if the museum is closed or has adjusted hours.


Tobacco use is not permitted in the museum or on the museum grounds; use of other nicotine delivery devices including pipes and e-cigarettes is also prohibited.