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Hall of State

3939 Grand Ave., Dallas, TX 75210
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Ranked #64 of 152 Attractions in Dallas
Type: Architectural Buildings
Description: Beautiful building flanked by exhibition halls.
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Mineola, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Always nice exhibits and displays in this building. I make sure and visit every year during the State Fair of Texas. Old but very well maintained. A must see.

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Dallas, Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
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125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We have lived in the Dallas area for 35+ years and have traveled world-wide (as is apparent from our reviews). We always look for sites which uniquely represent the place we are visiting. The Texas Hall of Fame at Fair Park is the one site in Dallas which uniquely evokes Texas and its history. In addition, the art-deco buildings which... More

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Dallas, Texas
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I went to hear speaker's at the regular Dallas Historical Society. The auditorium is large and nice, but the exhibits upstairs are definitely sparse and wanting. The front with the golden warrior shooting his bow is a beautiful item to grace the entrance, just not much inside.

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McKinney, Texas
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301 reviews 301 reviews
63 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

My son and daughter-in-law's wedding reception was held at the Hall of State. An absolutely beautiful venue. And it's captivating to recognize all the rich Texas history recorded and celebrated there!

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Lancaster, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Many interesting things to see regarding the history of our great state! If you are at Fair Park, don't miss it. If you go to the state fair, make sure you drop in to Hall of State, but leave your beverages outside.

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Lewisville, Texas
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35 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Interesting exhibits during the state fair but I'm not certain it's worth the trip if you aren't already there. Its an old building with not much to see if there isn't a special exhibit you are visiting.

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Part of the Texas Centennial Fair of 1936, this glorious Deco building was one of the highlights of our trip. We enjoyed the monumental murals depicting Texas history and the wonderful Texas-Deco style details of the building and its fixtures. (As you can imagine, motifs included longhorn cattle and cacti). On the day of our visit there was an informative... More

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