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Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park

1515 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75215-1204
+1 214-413-3679
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Good day out

We were presently surprised as this turned out to be a great day out. There are plenty of building... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
catzrus100
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Manchester
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Nice Place to Visit

They have some volunteers to give you an informative tour of some of the buildings. The... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
gln126
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Flushing, New York
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Located on the grounds of Dallas's first city park, Dallas Heritage Village is the perfect place to step back in time. You can immerse yourself in the lives of Texans during the pioneer and Victorian eras. The buildings are all part of North Texas history and give you the opportunity to see and experience nineteenth century life. As you stroll through the grounds, you'll discover how crops were grown, how animals were cared for, how family life progressed, and how the sense of community developed for ordinary Texans over 100 years ago. The Village hosts multiple family events throughout the year and visitors can participate in daily activities led by History Hosts.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1515 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75215-1204
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+1 214-413-3679
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We were presently surprised as this turned out to be a great day out. There are plenty of building to walk around and it gives you a feel for how Dallas used to be The staff were very friendly and enthusiastic she explaining about the...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

They have some volunteers to give you an informative tour of some of the buildings. The Blacksmith, the Farmstead, and school were nice because they have people dressed up in that era.

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

This is a wonderful place for a family to explore the activities of the past. It just just south of the Dallas Farmer's Market. A great way to spend an afternoon with free parking. There is an admission charge.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

This was a great time for everyone. Lots to see. Nicely furnished buildings with great info. Must see in Dallas!

Thank Jennifer E
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

What a wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit! We enjoyed visiting during the special event weekend with music, holiday decorations, food, ... It was a step back into the 1800s - I definitely recommend!

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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

There's something both enchanting and classically morbid about this village. These buildings are bones of the past - a literal cemetery that lays across from modern city lights. Each building in the village has its own purpose and own character. You can easily spend half...More

Thank Meg_4900
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

The historical society has located, transported, and restored original buildings to create a representation of small town life at the time Dallas was founded. There are several homes, a school, bank, doctor's office, general store, and farmstead. Kids have plenty of room to run around,...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

First off, I don't recommend walking from downtown even though it's close. Rent one of those bikes or take a cab/Uber/Lyft. But DO go! An assortment of homes and businesses occupy a spacious, green park-like area, and docents perform throughout the day, bringing local history...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Dallas Heritage Village is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. There are many restored homes and shops covering 2 different time periods. The guides are helpful and engaging. I only had time to visit a few of the places on site, but will return...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Love showing them out town's my gem. Lit busy in the A.m; if during school hours, but best place to get a free Tour😏if so with children if not wait till..(2).. or have A picnic.

Thank Jessica W
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Heather M
October 9, 2017|
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Response from deaconallan | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I do not know. However, the price of admission is rather reasonable. We enjoyed visiting this past (2017) summer.
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agnes n
July 18, 2017|
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Response from dhvillage2016 | Property representative |
We have a wheel chair available for visitor use if requested. All of our walkways are paved and there is a ramp entrance into all the exhibit buildings. The above answer mentioned our Ticket Office parking lot which has... More
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acloar
June 7, 2017|
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Response from dhvillage2016 | Property representative |
There is a local food truck that serves snow cones that we have had present at a past event. However, we do not have the food trucks here daily. Water and soft drinks are for sale in our Ticket Office and ice cold root beer... More
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