The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is proud to announce the opening of its latest exhibit, “Cowtown Takes Flight,” which will take visitors on an extraordinary journey through Fort Worth’s long-standing history with aviation. Opening its doors on August 19, 2023, the exhibit promises an immersive and captivating experience for visitors of all ages.
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.