Top Choice Museum in Dallas

Sixth Floor Museum

No city wants the distinction of being the site of an assassination – especially if the victim happens to be President John F Kennedy. But rather than downplay the events that sent the city reeling in 1963, Dallas g…
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Dallas Museum of Art

This museum is a high-caliber world tour of decorative and fine art. Among the many treasures are Edward Hopper's enigmatic Lighthouse Hill, Frederic Church's lush masterpiece The Icebergs and Rodin's Sculptor and h…
Aquarium in Dallas

Dallas World Aquarium

The flora and fauna of 14 countries come alive here with rich animal life (including birds, reptiles and mammals) from both the rainforest and the reef.
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Perot Museum of Nature & Science at Fair Park

Largely replaced by the huge new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in the Arts District, the old facility remains open for people nostalgic for its historic dioramas of nature and science.
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Nasher Sculpture Center

Modern-art installations shine at the fabulous glass-and-steel Nasher Sculpture Center. The Nashers accumulated what might be one of the greatest privately held sculpture collections in the world, with works by Cald…
Gardens in Dallas

Texas Discovery Gardens

These pretty indoor-outdoor gardens include a tropical conservatory, a fragrance garden and a butterfly garden. Don't miss the native Texas plants.
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Old Red Museum

The 1892 Old Red Courthouse that houses this museum is almost as interesting as the museum’s interactive exhibits on Dallas county history. Entry includes a building tour (daily, call for times).
Square in Dallas

Thanks-Giving Square

For all its din, drive and shopping malls, Dallas has a surprisingly quiet side – a triangular piece of prime Downtown real estate set aside for spiritual renewal and reflection. Thanks-Giving Square was established…
Monument in Dallas

Hall of Heroes

Fair Park is full of superb 1930s art-deco architecture, none of it quite as inspired as this tribute to all things Texan. The Hall of Heroes pays homage to such luminaries as Stephen F Austin and Samuel Houston; th…
Museum in Dallas

African American Museum

This museum has exhibits of more than 1000 objects that richly detail the art and history of African American people from precolonial Africa through the present. Its folk-art collection is one of the best nationwide…