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Sightseeing and landmarks in Dallas

Art museums

Art Museum
“Great place to experience art in all forms and the best part is it is FREE admission. Special exhibits are the only thing they charge for. They have a cafe in the museum and is located across the street from klyde warren park where a bunch of food trucks park.”
  • 189 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Sculpture museum that hosts Midnight at the Nasher during summer months featuring outdoor movies, live band performances and food concessions w/ access to the museums gallery. Check the website for dates/performances.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Lovely and rich with beauty, across the street from the Nasher. Not many know about this treasure”
  • 25 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain cohosts many exhibits which are featured here. Friday morning lectures from 10:30 am to 12 noon during the school year are insightful to the history of the Old and New Worlds. Thursday evenings are free with special programs featured. ”
  • 10 locals recommend

History museums

History Museum
“great place to learn about the sad day of JFK's shooting here in Dallas. Go on an audio tour and learn more about that fateful day. Also you can pay to go on the trolley tour around Dallas.”
  • 134 locals recommend
History Museum
“The mission of the Old Red Foundation is to create a lively center of Dallas County civic life within the historic Old Red Courthouse and to present the rich history of the Dallas County area in the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture.”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“Dallas Heritage Village is home to the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings in Texas. It's Dallas's first ever homes! Tree-shaded 20-acre setting of Dallas Heritage Village. Stroll the grounds and discover what life was like over 100 years ago for ordinary Texans! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
History Museum
“African American Museum is an American art museum located at 3536 Grand Avenue in Fair Park, Dallas, Texas. The museum was founded in 1974 and has operated independently since 1979”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you love aviation, you will love this museum. Just a couple minutes away from your bungalow at Love Field Airport.”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“A vast collection of vintage fighter planes, many of which still fly & some available for rides.”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“Artifacts from a historic electric railway line, housed in an old train station building.”
  • 2 locals recommend
History Museum

Scenic lookouts

Scenic Lookout
“A Historic Dallas landmark, it’s the best place to see the beautiful skyline and scenic views. They have a very nice restaurant atop the rotating ball. Would be great for a nice date while in Dallas. 4mi. from the residence.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Take a ride up on this iconic Dallas landmark to get the best view in Dallas. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
  • 1 local recommends
Scenic Lookout
Scenic Lookout
  • 1 local recommends

Historic sites

Plaza
“The infamous and iconic site of the JFK assassination. It's free to walk around. If you've never been here, it's worth crossing off your list. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Get to your movie early, grab a drink at the bar and walk around this great and strange theater. On certain nights you can see bands play behind the screen, check website for list of events. Www.texastheater.com”
  • 45 locals recommend
Music Venue
“A fun place to visit. Check the website for details. On Wednesday the swing dancers take to the 100 year old wooden floors.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Historic Site
  • 1 local recommends

Libraries

Library
“This museum hosts 14,000-square-feet of exhibits and interactive displays, including a 22-foot tall ravaged steel beam from the World Trade Center and a full-scale walk-through replica of the Bush Oval Office. The George W. Bush Presidential Center is a terrific place for all ages to learn about history and Bush's experiences during his presidency.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Library
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Small library but it has a good selection of books, good meeting rooms and activities. It's also quiet and right on the water.”
  • 1 local recommends
Library
“Outside the library there is a nice trail around Josey Lake which is filled with wildlife.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bookstore
“Fridays at 2:30 p.m. - Champagne afternoon tea service - century mosaics and bookcases filled with an edited selection of coffee-table tomes. “The afternoon tea experience blends an innovative menu with casual tea service and glass of champagne in a communal setting. Served in dainty colorful china, The Joule sources a selection of exotic and rare tea blends. The seasonal tea menu is under the artful guidance of The Joule Hotel Executive Chef Jaco Smith and Executive Pastry Chef Ruben Torano who infuse timeless classics with modern flair.To help facilitate the social tea experience, guests are treated to an educational presentation from the culinary team on the varieties of teas and foods”
  • 1 local recommends
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