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Old Red Museum

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100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
+1 214-571-1300
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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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
Downtown Dallas
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+1 214-571-1300
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"dallas history"
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"beautiful building"
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"visitor center"
in 7 reviews
"local history"
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"jfk memorial"
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"dealey plaza"
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"other attractions"
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"on display"
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"dallas area"
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"take your time"
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"two hours"
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"history buff"
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"visiting dallas"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Historic building is worth a visit but the history displays inside are more along Political Correctness than actual History.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like a castle from a distance, very close to the Kennedy memorial, and looks great in the evening light!

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near Delany Plaza. Restore recently. Local history in a nutshell. Less than $10 admission, Parking nearby.

Thank Richard J
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

That is the only explanation I find for the rude and lacking any knowledge service I found here. Being a history buff, I cannot wait to visit this ancient Courthouse currently hosting the museum of the Dallas historical society. Well, the couple at the Guest...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A church group put this trip together and although I thought it would be interesting to see this historical structure was not prepared for the depth of history and information! Everyone (there were 25-30 people) exclaimed about what a Dallas treasure trove of history it...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The museum was very informative, and it mainly told the history of the city of Dallas. I did not think it would be exciting just something to do while I wait for the bus tour time. We all know that Dallas is famous for the...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We toured the first floor Temporary Exhibit and wondered if that was all to see. And then... we went to the Second Floor!!!! Wow! There was so much more!!! There is lots to read, and several audio devices. Take the time to listen. There are...More

Thank BrooklynDodgers13
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

I went here to learn more about Dallas history, some interesting displays and artefacts. The museum is only on one of the floors of the building so there really isn’t that much to see, took me about 20mins to be in and out. Cost is...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We stumbled in here after learning the wait for the Sixth Floor Musuem at Dealey Plaza would involve an hour wait. This museum which is devoted to Dallas history, should be an early stop on your trip. The displays are informative and interesting, I particularly...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

We did not see a reason to pay to see the second floor. From the description, it was walking around reading plaques about the history of Dallas.

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Thevitales
August 27, 2017|
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Response from T6731MAluiss | Reviewed this property |
the museum has a fee of 10 usd, but it is worth visiting the museum, the location is wonderful.
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September 1, 2016|
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Response from DANA W | Reviewed this property |
•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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