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Old Red Museum

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-571-1300
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Little museum full of fun facts about Dallas from its creation to today. If you like history you should enjoy, however if you have a short attention span like me I suggest having strong cappuccino prior to visiting to reduce getting bored and sleepy at...More

Thank Jeremy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building to photograph. Gargoyles on the roof are an added touch. Lighted Pegasus sign on the inside along with a museum.

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I checked out the museum on Tuesday October 2. While they did have some interesting artifacts, I only spent about an hour there, and don't feel like it was worth the $10 to view the exhibits

Thank TheOriginalDonald
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour to wakl arond and chat to locals regarding one of the most shicking events in US modern political facts.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building! With the loss of historic buildings and other architecture, it was refreshing to see this historic structure. Great exhibits and excellent history lessons.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I mainly came to this museum because the outside is so beautiful - how could I not explore it? The museum upstairs was split up by time period. In the middle there is a more interactive zone that I think was meant for children, which...More

1  Thank MariyaZ_444
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I really liked the displays and the theater presentation in each of the 4 sections. There is a lot to take in and the flow was a little confusing. But I really enjoyed it overall.

Thank Toolguy79
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

When my cousins came into town we stopped here. As a Dallas native I was just as interested to learn about Dallas’s history as they were. They had a student discount making my ticket $8 which is a fair price for the 4 rooms. We...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

How can you not be atrrracted to a redbrick building that looks like a castle. Very interesting dallas Hisotry inside. Many rooms full of displays. Tourist bureau is here and very helpful. Museum staff is great

1  Thank Gibber1968
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Its quite unusual to have a building like this which looks like it was from Russia but it's actually in Dallas, Texas, USA

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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