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Tours & Site Information

Sutler Store/Visitor Center Hours

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Fort Concho is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


Fort Concho offers Guided and Self-Guided tours for visitors to enjoy. We ask all visitors to be mindful of the fragile artifacts on display and respectful of historic structures. The preservation of the site’s historic past is of utmost importance to us and we want Fort Concho to be enjoyed by generations to come.

*All tours are weather permitting and subject to change. The fort reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel tours for the day depending upon weather conditions and staff availability.

Guided Tours

Explore the fort alongside a trained Fort Concho Guide. Our guided tours are designed to be educational as well as entertaining and will cover the history of the site, the people that lived here, and the cultural clash of the natives and settlers.

*Guided Tours have been suspended until further notice

Self-Guided Tours

Set your own pace exploring the fort by taking a self-guided tour around the site. Fort staff will provide a map and instructions on how to maximize your visit, and will answer any question you may have about the site and its history.

Wednesday – Friday : 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM   
Saturday: 10:00 AM & 1:30 PM     
Sunday: 1:30 PM

Monday – Saturday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Adult: $5.00      Military: $4.00      Senior (60 & above): $4.00      Students (7-17): $3.00       Children (6 & Under): free

Guided Tours last up to one and a half hours and include stops at each of the site’s tour buildings.

Adult: $3.00      Military: $2.00      Senior (60 & above): $2.00      Students (7-17): $1.50      Children (6 & Under): free

While on a self-guided tour, please follow the path outlined by  fort staff and only enter buildings marked on the site map.

Group Tours (10+): Contact the Visitor Services Department at 325-657-4444 to arrange for a private group tour. Please call 2 weeks in advance to check for availability and schedule a tour.

Photography & Video Policy

Guests are welcome to take photos at Fort Concho. Outside photography activity should not harm the buildings and grounds nor inconvenience guest access, programs, and services. Interior photography of exhibit buildings is limited to non-flash. Any set up of equipment, access to non-public areas, and commercial projects inside the buildings must be referred to the fort staff at (325) 481-2646 or You are welcome to share images by using #fortconcho or tag us at @fortconchonationalhistoriclandmark.

Pet Policy

All pets or companion animals are welcome on our site, but must comply with the city’s leash laws and should remain outside tour buildings.

Services animals are welcomed in all fort tour buildings including the Visitor Center and gallery space in Barracks 1.

The American with Disabilities Act defines a service animal as any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.


Although some parts of Fort Concho can be navigated by wheelchairs, the site is not wheelchair accessible. The fort grounds are gravel and not ADA-approved for wheelchairs.

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