Old Red Museum
Architectural stand out
Originally an old courthouse built in 1892, the beloved Red Museum is home to much of Dallas’ history and culture. The museum is built of bright red sandstone and features many exquisite architectural features, including terra cotta serpents on the roof, a clock tower, stained glass windows, grand staircase, and more. Take a tour of the magnificent facility and all of the exhibits inside, beginning with the prehistory of Texas to the present of Dallas. You can even see the handcuffs worn by Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK’s infamous assassin, who was shot on Dallas’ famous Elm Street. Old Red, as it is affectionately known, offers many programs for youths and adults, and is often a popular venue for special events.
Old Red Museum, 100 S. Houston St. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 745 1100
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Exciting modern museum
Inside this extremely modern museum sits a scientific, technological, and naturally historic world of exploration. A few of the permanent exhibits include a sports hall, being human hall, and an instruments, engineering, and innovation exhibit. There’s also an in-house movie theatre that exclusively screens National Geographic films, ranging in topics. This is an amazing place for kids, as Perot offers camps, sleepovers, birthday party programs, story time, art programs, and more, but no matter if you’re a child, adult, or a senior, there’s something for everyone at Perot. Most museums in the area educate on the history of Texas, but Perot teaches the history of the world and shows where we may be in the future.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 428 5555
Nasher Sculpture Center
Sculpture Park and museum
The Nasher Sculpture Center exhibits beautiful modern and contemporary sculptures of art. Visitors may walk around the elegant, spacious, and well-lit space or walk around and observe the artwork displayed out on the garden. Nasher houses over 300 sculptures created from artists all over the world, in addition to a few photographs, paintings, and other mediums of work. The museum hosts a number of events, including their very own ‘Night at the Museum.’ Since it’s open late on special nights, come to Nasher and sit outside on the beautiful grounds while enjoying live music, films, and catered food. There are also kids’ clubs, teen programs, and other workshops available for people to participate in for a hands-on learning experience.
Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 242 5100
Frontier of Flight Museum
Air and space museum
Want to become an aviation expert? Fly on over to the Frontier! See missiles, old and modern aircrafts, and even the Apollo 7, the first successful manned Apollo flight. Visitors can also learn about the history of flight in our skies and into Space, significant flights and planes during various wars, and even what flight attendants and pilots wore 50+ years ago. It’s not all about facts at the Frontier of Flight; they know how to have fun too! This Halloween, the museum is hosting a Star Wars themed Halloween event, complete with costumes, characters, trivia, and more. Be sure to check out some of the interesting literature available in the gift shop.
Frontier of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 350 1651
Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art
Asian art museum
Opened by the Crow family in 1998, this Dallas museum is dedicated to artwork from Asia, including art from China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, and more. Explore ancient and modern paintings, drawings, pottery, tapestries, artifacts, and sculptures in the outdoor sculpture garden. The museum also offers a beginner’s lecture on Asian art for those interested in furthering their knowledge in addition to yoga sessions, Samurai Saturdays, and Asian animals family fun. Stop by the beautiful and fun-filled facility for a quick trip to Asia!
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