Museums

The Sixth Floor Museum

The Sixth Floor Museum

Explore the life, assassination and legacy of JFK within the context of 1960’s history and culture. This rich multi-media experience encourages cross-generation communication—fostering interest, knowledge and understanding. 

411 Elm Street | Dallas, TX 75202

214-747-6660

The George Bush Presidential Library

The George Bush Presidential Library

Framed by the themes of freedom, opportunity, compassion, and responsibility, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum “serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy. The Library and Museum accomplishes its mission by preserving and providing access to Presidential records and other donated collections, hosting public programs, creating educational initiatives, preserving artifacts, and producing innovative museum exhibits.” 

2493 SMU Boulevard | Dallas, TX 75205

214-346-1650

Perot Museum

Perot Museum

Stimulate curiosity in the revolutionary Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Five floors house 11 permanent exhibit halls containing state-of-the-art video and 3D computer animation with thrilling, life-like simulations where visitors can exercise their brains through hands-on activities, interactive kiosks and educational games. The extraordinary building and outdoor space serves as a living science lesson, offering provocative illustrations of engineering, technology and conservation. 

2201 N. Field Street | Dallas, TX 75201

214-428-5555

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

The Dallas Museum of Art is both a responsible steward of cultural heritage and a trusted advocate for the essential place of art in the lives of people locally and around the globe. The DMA is transparent, ethical, and takes informed risks. It promotes research, dialogue, and public participation, helping to reveal the insights of artists from every continent over the last 5,000 years. 

1717 N. Harwood | Dallas, TX 75201

214-922-1200

Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center

The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher family collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor gallery space, the Center contains an auditorium, education and research facilities, a cafe and a store. 

2001 Flora Street | Dallas, TX 75201

214-242-5100   

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Founded in 1984, the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred and indifference. Located in Dallas’ Historic West End, the Museum hosts more than 70 500 visitors in 2015, among them 34,000 school children. 

211 N. Record Street | Dallas, TX 75202

214-741-7500

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Frontiers of Flight Museum

The Frontiers of Flight Museum is conveniently located just north of downtown on Lemmon Avenue at the southeast side of Dallas Love Field Airport, north of Mockingbird Lane. Housed in a modern 100,000-square-foot facility, the Museum provides a focal point to explore the history and progress of aviation, as mankind continues to pursue going higher, faster and farther. 

6911 Lemmon Avenue | Dallas, TX 75209

214-350-3600

Meadows Museum

Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum is committed to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of art through the collection and interpretation of works of the greatest aesthetic and historical importance, as exemplified by the founding collection of Spanish art. 

5900 Bishop Boulevard | Dallas, TX 75205

214-768-2516

Crow Collection of Asian Art

Crow Collection

The Crow Collection of Asian Art shall honor the vision, generosity of spirit and collecting tradition of Trammell and Margaret Crow. Mr. and Mrs. Crow’s love of the applied arts of Asia shall be communicated to the general public by exhibiting, preserving, collecting, interpreting and researching original works of art. 

2010 Flora Street | Dallas, TX 75201

214-979-6430

Museum of Biblical Art

Museum of Biblical Art

The beautifully remodeled Museum boasts eleven galleries, The National Center for Jewish Art, an on-site Art Conservation Lab, Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden, and other major pilgrimage attractions. The Museum offers myriad programs, field trips, and events for art appreciators of all ages, backgrounds, and beliefs. 

7500 Park Lane | Dallas, TX 75225

214-368-4622

The Samurai Collection

The Samurai Collection

The Samurai Collection in Dallas, Texas, was created in 2012 to house the Japanese armor of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller. Their ever-expanding collection is comprised of almost 1,000 objects, many or which are exemplary examples of samurai armor. The dynamic and beautiful compilation of suits of armor, helmets, masks, horse armors, and weaponry, includes several masterpieces. 

2501 N. Harwood Street | Dallas, TX 75201

214-965-1032 

African American Museum

African American Museum

The African American Museum is an institution dedicated to the research, identification, selection, acquisition, presentation and preservation of visual art forms and historical documents that relate to the African American Community. The collections of the Museum combined with its related activities will serve to assist all people to understand the African-American Experience with emphasis on Dallas and the Southwestern United States.

3536 Grand Avenue | Dallas, TX 75210

214-565-9026

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

The artists represented in the permanent collection at The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art span not only geographical but chronological boundaries as well. Artists from Europe, Russia, Japan, South America and the United States are well represented by the museum. Beginning with the MADI movement’s inception and continuing through contemporary artists working in the geometric style, the artists of the permanent collection exhibit one similarity, a love for geometric forms, color play, and art that pushes boundaries.

3109 Carlisle Street | Dallas, TX 75204

214-855-7802 

Old Red Museum

Old Red Museum

Dedicated to inspire and educate visitors about the rich and varied cultural, economic, political and social history of the Dallas County Area, the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture serves as a symbol of Dallas heritage. Built in 1892, the beautifully restored Old Red Courthouse contains some of Dallas County’s most fascinating historical artifacts. There is a special exhibit gallery located on the first floor, while the second floor of Old Red is filled with exhibits, 41-touch screen computers, an educational learning center and four mini theatres. 

100 S. Houston Street | Dallas, TX 75202

214-745-1100

Dallas Firefighters Museum

Dallas Firefighters Museum

The fire station at Fair Park has served the City of Dallas with distinction for almost a century. In the first three-quarters of that century, from its erection in 1907 until May 2, 1975, it was an active firehouse. Since that time it has served as the Dallas Firefighters Museum. Its importance to the community is undeniable and its place within Dallas’ history has been well recognized. The firefighters stationed there have contributed to the safety and security of the surrounding districts during that lengthy period.

3801 Parry Avenue | Dallas, TX 75226

214-821-1500

Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

The Heard’s purpose is threefold: education, conservation, and preservation. In keeping with Miss Heard’s vision, Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary emphasizes an appreciation of nature and its conservation through education. The emphasis of the Heard’s education programs is children; however, the Heard also offers programs that will interest visitors of any age. 

1 Nature Place |  McKinney, TX 75069 

972-562-5566