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Southfork Ranch

Address: Parker, TX
Phone Number: 972 442 7800
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Parker
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Convention Centers, Ranchs, Tours, Specialty Museums, Ranch & Farm
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Owner description: View memorabilia from the television series Dallas at "J.R.'s" home.
Attraction details
Type: Convention Centers, Ranchs, Tours, Specialty Museums, Ranch & Farm
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: View memorabilia from the television series Dallas at "J.R.'s" home.
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Excellent and knowledgeable staff gave great tour of the home. Lots of great trivia and insider information. Every fan of the show "Dallas" should do this once.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you have any interest in the show Dallas then you must see this, friendly staff and very knowledgeable, must try BBQ sandwich, a theatre expansion for video clips would be a good idea, these folks really care about the history and heritage of the show

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Inverness, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I never watched the TV showed but I went with some people who did. They thoroughly enjoyed it, and the tour guide was as enthusiastic as they come. It had all the iconic scenes that you could relate to. You could stay as long as you wanted and ask as many questions as you wanted and take as many pictures... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

what a fab day out, the tour is relaxed , spend an hour or all day, the sun shone , we had drinks out , there is horse riding and long horn cattle a gift shop and a diner , all good value , definitely worth a visit even if all of your party don't recall the show

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New Forest, Dorset
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you watch the TV series you will love Southfork Ranch. It is smaller than it looks on TV and there were a few surprises from the tour guide (I am a fan of the show). There is a museum showing some of the most iconic scenes. Loved it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was a very good tour - you can stay as long as you like in the house or other buildings inside the grounds. The guides were very friendly and helpful, taking photos for you willingly. The shop was very good too & quite reasonable prices.

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Understand that when you walk around only the exteriors of the original series were filmed here, the interiors were done on a sound stage in Los Angeles, still fun though, what JR's room would have looked like if it had been that room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Love Dallas the series (the original one). The grounds are vast, the gift shop immense, the decor is amusing, what Bobby and Pam's room would look like if they filmed the interiors in the home. Completely fun, but you must be a fan of the series to be really appreciative of it all.

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Lewisville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I went with my wife and two friends from Wales, who are avid Dallas fans (both the new and old show). I am not, but by the way they reacted and after touring the other sights on the ranch, I can assure you that "Dallas" fans will love this place. Bear in mind that none of the rooms on the... More 

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Glasgow UK
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Absolutely nothing inside the house is from the show so I'm not really sure why they even bother doing a tour inside. The outside is great for photos if you're a fan of the show but it could all do with being freshened up a bit. It has a neglected feel to it. Everything I picked up to look at... More 

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