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Old Red Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Dedicated to the cultural, economic, political and social history of Dallas County, this museum is housed in the beautifully Old Red Courthouse.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
Downtown Dallas
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great stop if you are visiting downtown Dallas. You can not miss the building and we found plenty of parking in the area. Although this building is on the tour of several of the tour opportunities we wanted to have more time...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

...on the outside. Unfortunately I didn't have time to visit inside and appreciate any of the exhibits! Would definitely do so the next time if I get the time!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I parked nearby and didnt know up from down after just arriving in Dallas from Sydney Australia. I went in to ask for directions and ended up going through the museum, the staff in the information area are nothing short of fantastic...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Buzz80017
Reviewed September 4, 2019

We had a great couple of hours looking at the exhibits. We've lived in Dallas for fifty years, so it was neat to see different pieces of Dallas' rich history -- and wonderful historical artifacts -- displayed in such an intriguing fashion.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emily M
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Likely the most complete illustrated history of Dallas Texas. Great self guided museum of exhibits and artifacts, a must for every Texan....great for teenagers (and the young at heart)

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 28, 2019

This is fun museum to visit. The exhibits are well done. My young grandchildren enjoyed the visits. I enjoyed learning about the early days of Dallas and how influential the city fathers were to the development of the city, although, not always in the most...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank westpublic
Reviewed August 28, 2019

We were surprised at how much we enjoyed this museum. it's set up so you won't miss anything. only complaint is that there isn't necessarily enough information on all exhibits, left us guessing a few times. but well done.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank toklatgirl
Reviewed July 29, 2019

The building itself is outstanding. They had scaffolding up everywhere replacing the roof but said they should be done soon. There is a lot of Texas history inside covering many areas. The iron staircase is a real work of art from 120 years ago. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NanaMarlin
Reviewed July 17, 2019

The Old Red Museum is really cool looking on the outside. I didn't have a chance to go in because we were in a hurry but I have heard good things about it and it looks amazing from the outside. I wish we had more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank josigoes
Reviewed July 10, 2019

The Old Red Museum building was built in 1892 of red limestone with marble accents. The building houses the museum covering Dallas County history and culture,the museum store and a great visitors center. Gorgeous architecture,one of Dallas' finest.

Date of experience: June 2019
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August 27, 2017|
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the museum has a fee of 10 usd, but it is worth visiting the museum, the location is wonderful.
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•The Museum is open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily as of Sep 2016. •General admission: $8 •Senior/Student admission: $6 •Children (ages 3-16): $5 •Children under age 3: Free •Old Red Members: Free with proof of membership •Sunday... More
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