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Address: 1515 South Harwood, Dallas, TX 75215-1273
Phone Number: 214-421-5141
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking
Description: Park containing over 37 historic buildings.

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Dallas - the Way it Was

This is a glimpse of what Dallas looked like at the turn of the century, Tour the insides of the buildings to get the full benefit. You will be surprised at many of the things you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This is a glimpse of what Dallas looked like at the turn of the century, Tour the insides of the buildings to get the full benefit. You will be surprised at many of the things you will "discover" are not so new. A great place for kids!

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

This was such a find! It's a little out of the way but well worth the 5-10 minute drive from downtown. It has about 25 buildings from roughly 1850-1910 (houses, a bank, general store, school, saloon, etc), most of which you can walk into even if the volunteers aren't there, and all with appropriate furniture and decor so you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Due to a slight drizzle going through the city, my wife and I had the park all to ourselves. It was great visiting the well-maintained buildings and just having a big photofest without having to consider about other photographers. It would have been even better if they sold food/drinks in the "town center."

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Waxahachie, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Spend an afternoon walking through this very nice little park that will give you a glimpse of early Dallas. During school year there are a lot of field trips so plan accordingly. A good glass of root beer and plenty of buildings to visit and take in. Very nice for a relaxing day in Dallas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visited here a long time ago with friends and wow, what a amazing place it was. Coincidentally it was a family day when we visited, which means there were people dressed in western style in all those buildings to tell you about how things were done in times gone by. Do try out the root bear the serve in salon.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

As long as you can climb old fashioned steps to get in the buildings you are going to enjoy this great collection of period buildings. The sidewalks are ramped but not the buildings

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

very cool, one of the best attraction in dallas (not open in january) You can visit many buildings of the early 1900, and in every house there is a person which answers questions about the people who lived there and other curious facts about the house. very interesting, worth the visit and you can spend how much time you want.

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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed visiting Dallas Heritage Village. From the website and my past experience with similar places, I expected this to be small, cheesy, and kind of lame, but I was wrong. There are a lot more buildings than I expected. Plenty to form an actual little village, complete with landscaping and gazebo. Only a couple of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

So I went to the Heritage Village on a very hot Texas afternoon after spending the morning at Dealey Plaza and, if I'm honest, I wasn't all that impressed. When I arrived at around 1pm, I was told that two of the most interesting buildings had tour guides... but that both of them were due to leave at 2pm. I... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On the one hand, the village is quaint and informative in an old-time way. On the other hand it is in need of repairs, which given the age of the structures and the building materials is totally understandable. Clearly it takes a lot of work and money to keep repairs made. We went Sunday after Thanksgiving. Hardly anyone was there.... More 

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