Dallas is famous for many things; artistic and commercial, pleasant and poignant, and just for simply being big! Explore the best that Dallas has to offer!
|Sixth Floor Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum is consistently named by travelers as a "must-see" destination. The Museum accounts the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Located in the former Texas School Book Depository building, this is home to where evidence was found directly linking to the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Much of the exhibit space looks as it appeared in 1963.
Reunion Tower is one of the best-known features of the Dallas skyline. Its 561-foot observation tower affords viewers panoramic views of the city. Its central cylindrical shaft ends in a three-story glass dome housing an observation deck, a casual café and Wolfgang Puck's Five Sixty restaurant. The tower can be seen from almost everywhere in the city, especially at night when it is illuminated with computer-generated designs that change according to the occasion.
|Perot Museum of Nature & Science
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is home to 11 permanent exhibition halls dedicated to nature and science and is a perfect marriage of engineering and ecology. The museum is unique, with interactive exhibits, colossal dinosaur skeletons and hands-on opportunities. Permanent exhibits cover everything from the universe to what it means to be human.
|Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one.
|Nasher Sculpture Center
The Nasher Sculpture Center houses the Patsy and Raymond Nasher collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. It is located on a 2.4-acre site adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art in the Dallas Arts District.