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Visiting a museum is always a unique experience, as each one has its own distinct characteristics, style, and of course, content. Dallas features a wide variety of museums, including several art museums, a ton of historical museums, and museums perfect for visiting with children.
Choose from many different types of museums in Dallas that fit your group's interests and time limits. If you want to spend an entire day in one of Dallas' museums, visit the popular Dallas Museum of Art, which features many permanent collections, as well as international exhibits.
Traveling with the kids? No problem! Take them to the interactive Perot Museum of Nature and Science which features an IMAX theater and a children's museum perfect for kids between the ages of 2 and 6. If you're traveling with a history buff, you can't miss the magnificent Sixth Floor Museum, which documents the Kennedy assassination. Other historical museums include the African American Museum, the Holocaust Museum, the Old Red Museum and the Museum of the American Railroad.
Many Dallas-area museums offer free admission year-round or on specific days of the month to fit every travelers' budget. If you need help making a selection, our 10Best list highlights the top spots to visit in Dallas.