Explore Fort Worth’s Rich Aviation History at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Fort Worth’s association with aviation dates back to its early days when daring pilots performed awe-inspiring aerial stunts in the city’s vast fields. Over the years, the city has evolved into a global leader in both commercial and military aircraft production, contributing significantly to the development of aviation technology worldwide.
“Cowtown Takes Flight” serves as a tribute to this remarkable heritage, shedding light on the social histories surrounding aviation’s transformation in the Fort Worth area. The exhibit aims to educate and engage visitors, revealing the human stories behind the technological advancements and the impact aviation has had on the community.
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History gratefully acknowledges the generous support of Lockheed Martin, the Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation, and Humanities Texas, in making the “Cowtown Takes Flight” exhibit possible. Their commitment to preserving Fort Worth’s aviation heritage and dedication to promoting science and history education has been instrumental in bringing this extraordinary journey to life for our visitors.
Mark your calendars for August 19, 2023, and join us in celebrating Fort Worth’s remarkable journey in the world of aviation at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. “Cowtown Takes Flight” is open during regular museum hours and included with museum admission and membership. For more information about “Cowtown Takes Flight” and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, please visit www.fwmuseum.org.
The Museum was established in 1941, is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute. Anchored by its rich collections, the Museum is dedicated to lifelong learning. It engages guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. For more information, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org.