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Attractions in Dallas, Texas

Amusements

  • Moon Jumpers Indoor Party Facility
    11852 FM 2932, Forney, TX 75126
    214-662-3760, Moon Jumpers hosts private birthday parties for children. They have a climate controlled, carpeted indoor play arena filled with huge inflatables and a private party... more info  map

  • Adventure Landing - Putt Putt Golf and Games
    17717 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252
    972-248-4653, A perfect setting for group outings and company picnics, this amusement place offers three 18 hole miniature golf courses, a state-of-the-art video arcade, batting... more info  map

  • Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park
    1462 First Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226
    Located at First and MLK Boulevards
    214-670-8443, Opened since 1936, this aquarium is home to a diverse collection of thousands of aquatic animals including marine and freshwater fish, reptiles, amphibians, and... more info  map

  • Dallas World Aquarium, The
    1801 North Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-720-2224, Each tank in this privately owned aquarium represents a different dive destination, ranging from British Columbia to Fiji, and exotic plants and creatures from around... more info  map

  • Flying & Floating Toys
    11258 Goodnight Lane, Suite 105, Dallas, TX 75229
    214-621-8499, Offers boat and jet ski rentals, parasailing, powered parachute rides, and hot air balloon rides at Lake Lewisville.  more info  map

  • Laser Quest - Mesquite
    1344 North Town East Boulevard, Mesquite, TX 95350
    972-698-7800, Laser Quest is live action laser tag at its best. Enter the multi-level arena where fog, music and special effects combine to provide an incredible combination of tag... more info  map

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas Fort Worth
    3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Dallas, TX 76051
    LEGOLAND Discovery Center is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild with creative inspiration at... more info  map

  • Medieval Times
    2021 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207
    Located Near the World Trade Center
    214-761-1801, Step back into the world of chivalry at this medieval venue that includes a dinner banquet, jousting knights, and demonstrations and activities from the much... more info  map

  • SpeedZone
    11130 Malibu Drive, Dallas, TX 75229
    972-247-7223, A unique 12 acre racing park that offers visitors a chance to experience four different race tracks including the Turbo Track, Slick Track, Grand Prix, and Top... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Belo Mansion
    2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
    Located in the Arts District
    214-220-0239, Constructed for Colonel Alfred H. Belo, founder of the The Dallas Morning News, this Neoclassical mansion is now the headquarters for the Dallas Bar Association and... more info  map

  • Dallas City Hall
    1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, TX 75201
    214-670-301, Internationally renowned architect I.M. Pei designed this building with an inverted front that slopes at a three degree angle, which makes its ten levels seem to lean... more info  map

  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
    2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
    972-406-0184, Situated among more than 25 acres that trace more than 160 years of proud Farmers Branch heritage, Farmers Branch Historical Park's mission is "to collect, preserve and... more info  map

  • Hall of State
    3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75202
    Located at Fair Park
    214-421-4500, Among the features of this structure is The Great Hall that is highlighted by an immense gold seal with symbols representing the six nations of which Texas was a part of... more info

  • Houston Street Viaduct
    Located over the Trinity River
    The Houston Street Viaduct was once the longest concrete bridge at 5,106 feet.  more info

  • Union Station
    400 South Houston Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-741-7825, A vintage station that once was the hub of train transportation for the Southwest, this station is now home to Amtrak, the Downtown DART Light Rail and commuter... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
    2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205
    214-346-1650, Housed inside the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas; the George W. Bush Presidential... more info

  • J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
    1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
    214-670-1400, The actual Declaration of Independence is located at this eight floor library that is the largest library in Dallas and features a comprehensive collection of... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • African American Museum
    3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75315
    Located in Fair Park
    214-565-9026, Explore a treasure of art and culture which recognizes the vital presence of African-Americans in the Dallas Metroplex and the world while at this museum that contains a... more info  map

  • Age of Steam Railroad Museum
    1105 Washington Street, Dallas, TX 75315
    Located in Fair Park
    214-428-0101, This museum features an outdoor collection that consists of over 28 historic pieces of railroad equipment on display including Dallas' surviving depot, Pullman sleeping... more info  map

  • American Museum of Miniature Arts
    2001 North Lamar, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-969-5502, Discover a world of tiny treasures at this museum that explains the art of producing miniatures dating back to at least the time of the Egyptian pharaohs and has... more info  map

  • Bath House Cultural Center
    521 East Lawther Drive, Dallas, TX 75218
    214-670-8549, Built in 1930 as a bath house used by White Rock Lake swimmers, this diverse facility was one of the first uses of Art Deco architecture in the Southwest and features a... more info  map

  • Biblical Arts Center
    7500 Park Lane at Boedeker, Dallas, TX 75225
    214-368-4622, Nondenominational art that illustrates the Bible is the theme at this museum that features exhibits including a life sized replica of the Garden Tomb of Christ, one of... more info  map

  • Conspiracy Museum
    110 South Market Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-741-3040, High profile assassinations and conspiracies from 1789 to the present are detailed at this unique museum that includes information on the assassinations of Martin Luther... more info  map

  • Crow Collection of Asian Art
    2010 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
    Located in the Arts District
    214-979-6430, Over 500 paintings, metal and stone objects, and large architectural pieces from China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia are on display in the galleries of this museum... more info  map

  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art
    161 Glass Street at Riverfront, Dallas, TX 75204
    214-821-2522, A nonprofit exhibition, education, and information center promoting the contemporary art and artists of Texas, featuring over 15 exhibitions each year showcasing the... more info  map

  • Dallas Firefighters Museum
    3801 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226
    214-821-1500, Located in the 1907 Old No. 5 Hook and Ladder Company Station that was a working firehouse from 1907 until 1975, this museum boasts a fabulous collection of fire trucks,... more info  map

  • Dallas Holocaust Museum
    211 North Record Street, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-741-7500, Located on the lower level of the Dallas Jewish Community Center, the entrance to this museum is through a boxcar that was once used to transport persecuted Jews to... more info  map

  • Dallas Museum of Art
    1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201
    214-922-1200, An elegant museum that features an Art of the Americas collection with extensive examples from the lost civilizations of the Aztec, Mayan, Nasca, and Anasazi. The... more info  map

  • Dallas Museum of Natural History
    3535 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210
    Located in Fair Park
    214-428-5555, Tracing the natural history of Texas over millions of years from the times when dinosaurs roamed and ruled the area to the present day when rattlesnakes and multiple... more info  map

  • Frontiers of Flight Museum
    6911 Lemmon Avenue , Dallas, TX 75209
    Located in Dallas Love Field Airport Terminal
    214-350-3600, During your experience, you will bridge several lifetimes starting with the pioneers who realized their earliest dreams of flying; identifying with the aviators of the... more info  map

  • Goss Michael Foundation
    1405 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75207
    214-696-0555, The Goss-Michael Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit forum for British Contemporary art that challenges preconceived art notions by providing visitors with a fresh and... more info

  • International Museum of Cultures
    7500 West Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX 75236
    972-708-7406, The only cultural institution of its kind in Texas, appealing both to children and adults, features lifesize and miniature colorful exhibits dipicting the lives of... more info  map

  • McKinney Avenue Contemporary, The
    3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
    214-953-1212, An 18,000 square foot contemporary visual and performing arts space that provides exhibition space as part of its interdisciplinary program of art exhibitions, theatre... more info  map

  • Meadows Museum of Art
    5900 Bishop Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75275
    Located at the Southern Methodist University
    214-768-2516, One of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art in the world can be found at this museum that features a millennium of Spanish art with over 500... more info  map

  • Nasher Sculpture Center
    2001 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
    Located Downtown in the Dallas Arts District
    214-242-5100, Home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world, the Nasher Sculpture Center houses an impressive collection of 20th-century... more info  map

  • Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture
    100 South Houston Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    Located in Downtown Dallas
    214-745-1100, The Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture is housed in the restored, circa 1892 Old Red Courthouse. It contains some of Dallas County’s most... more info  map

  • Pan American Art Gallery
    3303 Lee Parkway, Suite 101, Dallas, TX 75219
    214-522-3303, This upscale art gallery that features exhibitions by artists from Central and South America such as Jamaica, Haiti, and Cuba, as well as by artists from Mexico. more info  map

  • Sixth Floor Museum
    411 Elm Street, Suite 120, Dallas, TX 75202
    Located at Dealey Plaza
    214-747-6660, Located on the sixth floor of the infamous School Book Depository from which Lee Harvey Oswald altered the course of history by firing the shots that took the life of... more info  map

  • Southwest Gallery
    4500 Sigma Road, Dallas, TX 75244
    972-960-8935, An extensive collection of American and European oils, sculptures, bronzes, and graphics in a variety of styles such as traditional, contemporary, Western, and... more info  map

  • Telephone Pioneer Museum of Texas
    208 South Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75222
    Located at One Bell Plaza
    214-464-4359, This museum presents the story of the past, present, and future of telephone technology told in a number of interactive audiovisual displays. The history and... more info  map

  • Women's Museum, The
    3800 Parry Avenue, Dallas, TX 75226
    Located in Fair Park
    214-915-0860, An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute, this museum is one of Dallas' most exciting attractions. The roles, contributions, and influences of women in the shaping and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Dallas Arboretum
    8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218
    Located on the Eastern Shore of White Rock Lake
    214-515-6500, Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the more than 60-acre public Dallas Arboretum is filled with ornamental gardens and natural woodlands, including seasonal... more info  map

  • Dallas Horticultural Center
    3601 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75215
    214-428-7476, This horticultural center lies on over seven lovely landscaped acres and includes a conservatory, an antique rose garden, a garden featuring plants used for medicinal... more info

  • Dallas Zoo, The
    621 East Clarendon Drive, Dallas, TX 75203
    214-670-5656, Founded in 1888, this zoo is the oldest in Texas and houses over 2,000 mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds that represent over 377 species. Many of the animals... more info  map

  • Fair Park
    1121 First Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210
    214-426-3400, A complex with divergent offerings, this 227 acre, National Historic Landmark park is home to nine museums, six performance facilities, and the Cotton Bowl Stadium. The... more info  map

  • Fretz Park
    14700 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, TX 75240
    214-670-6622, Visitors of this park can enjoy everything from baseball and volleyball to football, basketball, and soccer while at this park that also features a large tennis center... more info  map

  • Klyde Warren Park
    2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201
    214-716-4500, Privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, this 5.2-acre deck park is an urban green space built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway... more info

  • Pioneer Plaza
    Young Street and Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    Located Adjacent to the Dallas Convention Center
    214-953-1184, The world's largest bronze monument is located at this four acre plaza that is the largest open park in downtown Dallas. You'll see 40 larger-than-life-size bronze... more info  map

  • Trammell Crow Center Sculpture Garden
    2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
    Located in the Arts District
    214-979-6100, This sculpture garden surrounds a magnificent, aesthetically interesting 50 story skyscraper and showcases over 20 bronze sculptural pieces by 19th and 20th century... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Lab at Lake Highlands, The
    10050 Shoreview Road, Dallas, TX 75238
    214-901-4280, The Lab at Lake Highlands is a refreshing new Dallas venue where kids can discover, celebrate and explore science in a real laboratory. A place where kids can discover... more info  map

  • Perot Museum of Nature & Science, The
    2201 North Field Street, Dallas, TX 75201
    Located near Downtown Dallas in Victory Park
    214-428-5555, By offering hands-on ways to learn about scientific evidence, mathematical concepts and natural history, the 180,000 square foot Perot Museum of Nature & Science hopes... more info

  • Science Place, The
    1318 Second Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210
    214-428-5555, Learn about the "hows" and "whys" of science at this interactive museum that features fun exhibitions that seek to educate by engaging the five senses of the visitor. ... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Dallas City Tour
    411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-310-0700, A sightseeing tour that shows you the attractions on a 90-minute bus tour and 45-minute JFK sightseeing tour around downtown Dallas, including an informative JFK... more info

  • Dallas Segway Tours
    603 Munger Avenue, Dallas, TX 75202
    972-821-9054, Provides a fun and exciting sightseeing tour of Dallas. more info  map

  • Dallas Surrey Services
    211 East Colorado Street, Dallas, TX 75202
    214-946-9911, These horse drawn surreys operate on Market Street in the West End and offer nightly tours of historic Downtown Dallas and the West End, weather permitting, at about... more info  map

  • Food Tours of America
    3523 McKinney Avenue #762, Dallas, TX 75204
    Food Tours of America is based in Dallas, TX, provides tours of local restaurants in the Dallas area. Food Tours of America was inspired by a passion for great food,... more info  map

  • Fun Dallas Tours
    7762 Preston Road, Suite 109, Dallas, TX 75252
    214-728-8528, Let Fun Dallas Tours make your visit memorable with their dedicated professionals combining history and fun facts as you visit Cowboys stadium, JFK Assassination,... more info  map

  • Gray Line Tours
    710 East Davis Street, Dallas, TX 75207
    This tour company provides unique, daily scheduled sightseeing tours ranging from spectacular tours of the city to Western ranch adventures, with pickup service... more info  map

  • Heritage Tours
    6320 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Dallas, TX 75240
    214-265-7782, Heritage Tours, LLC, creates and escorts group tours that are customized to the destination, timing, budget and content desired by the group leaders who are clients.... more info

  • Mary Kay Cosmetics Manufacturing Facility
    1339 Regal Row, Dallas, TX 75202
    972-687-5720, Tours of this plant that produces skin care and color cosmetics products for world-wide distribution are conducted by appointment only. The facility is located on over... more info  map

  • Zebra Air
    7515 Lemmon Avenue, Building J, Dallas, TX 75209
    214-358-7200, The perfect way to experience the best of Dallas, reward employees, or entertain clients, this company offers personalized helicopter tours over scenic areas of Dallas. more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Inwood Estates Winery
    1350 Manufacturing Street #209, Dallas, TX 75207
    Located in the Design District behind the Anatole
    214-902-9452, Inwood Estates Vineyards produces wine from one of Texas' original grape growers. Featuring Palomino Chardonnay and Tempranillo Cabernet. Inwood boasts 25 years of... more info  map

  

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