Stars Cafe & Reel Refreshments

STARS CAFÉ

Looking for a family-friendly food court eatery during your visit to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History? The Stars Café is the place!

The Stars Café offers 164 indoor seating spaces with additional seating for 50 available on the terrace facing the Western Heritage Plaza. It offers a variety of cuisines through five food stations, with something for every taste:

  • Deli station with hand-crafted sandwiches made on Artisan breads;

  • Specialty station offering North Texas regional favorites, Tex-Mex and barbecue;

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Museum Architecture - A Sustainable Building

A SUSTAINABLE BUILDING

 “This is a 100-year building,” said Architect Ricardo Legorreta. Indeed, the architect and builders of the new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History worked hard to incorporate sustainable elements into the building’s construction.

 


 

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The architect and builders of the new Museum of Science and History worked hard to incorporate sustainable elements into the building’s construction.
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Museum Architecture - The Urban Lantern

THE URBAN LANTERN

One of the most stunning features of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new building is the “Urban Lantern,” an element common to structures designed by architects Legorreta + Legorreta. As a beacon of learning, and as the anchor of the new Museum campus, the Lantern serves as the main entrance to the 166,000-square-foot building.

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One of the most stunning features of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s new building is the “Urban Lantern."
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Museum Architecture: Legorreta + Legorreta Elements

LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA ELEMENTS

The new Fort Worth Museum of Science and History building is an innovative work of architecture designed by the highly acclaimed architectural firm, Legorreta + Legorreta of Mexico City.  The architect describes the 166,000-square-foot facility as a very happy environment – a building for kids, young people and adults. Some of the signature architectural Legorreta elements include:

  • Bright colors of Latin America including deep red, yellow, blue, bright pink, and purple

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Museum Architecture - About the Architects

ABOUT THE ARCHITECTS: LEGORRETA + LEGORRETA

In memory of Ricardo Legorreta
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History offers memorial condolences to the family and the company of Ricardo Legorreta. The visionary architect’s playfully practical design for the Museum’s campus (completed in 2009) has established not only a landmark addition to the Fort Worth Cultural District but also a beacon of learning, entertainment, and enlightenment for the world’s community of progressive museums.

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Legorreta + Legorreta, architects of the new Museum, describe the new building as a “very happy environment, a building for kids, young people and adults.
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Exhibits Coming Soon

Discovery Labs on Wheels

Classroom Outreach:  Hands on Science Partnerships

Can’t come to the Museum?  Let us come to you!

Discovery Labs on Wheels

Let the Museum’s high energy team of educators bring the excitement of learning to your classroom through our expanded outreach programs.  All programs support the TEKS, provide pre-post activities, and provide connections to other subject areas. Programs are done on a contract basis.

Planning Your Visit

Book Your Field Trip OnlineFIELD TRIP OPPORTUNITIES

Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  We have an action packed year in store for you and your students. 

Exhibits to Rent - CSI: The Experience

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CSI: The Experience features cutting-edge technology straight from the crime lab, offering a fascinating look into forensic science and investigative techniques.

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Fort Worth Children's Museum

FORT WORTH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

The Fort Worth Children’s Museum harkens back to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s humble beginnings in a house on Summit Street. The Museum was chartered as the Fort Worth Children’s Museum in 1941.

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The Fort Worth Children’s Museum, designed for children 8 and under, encourages opportunities for children to play, knowing that at this age level, children learn through play.
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Fun Fact
A typical large format (aka IMAX) 45-minute film costs about 6 million dollars to make.

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One World, One Sky

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