Historical and Educational Attractions

This page lists attractions of historical, cultural, or educational significance in the Dallas, Texas area. Listings may include historical homes, battlefields, forts, monuments, famous birthplaces, and other places of historical significance, as well educational attractions such as planetariums.
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Listings
A.W. Perry Homestead Museum

The A.W. Perry Homestead Museum offers a glimpse of life as it was in north central Texas at the turn of the 20th Century. A.W. and Sarah (Huffman) Pe ...

Area: North West Dallas: Carrollton/Coppell
1509 N Perry Road, Carrollton, TX, 75006
Dallas Center for Architecture - Walking Tours

Our 90-minute outdoor architecture walking tour is led by a trained tour guide and will examine buildings from the 1890’s to the present day. You will ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1909 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX, 75201
Dallas Heritage Village Historical Attraction

Dallas Heritage Village is home to the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings in Texas. Th ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1515 South Harwood Street, Dallas, TX, 75215
Dealey Plaza

View the grassy knoll. Just outside the former School Book Depository is the infamous ‘grassy knoll' where an indelible mark was left on history. Near ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
400 Main Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is a state-of-the art facility in a prominent 23 acre site on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Da ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX, 75205
Historic Majestic Theatre

One of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts an ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1925 Elm Street, Dallas, TX, 75201
John F. Kennedy Memorial

Phillip Johnson, a Kennedy family friend, constructed this stark and simple memorial to the late president. Located in the Dallas County Historical Pl ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
646 Main Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Juanita J. Craft Civil Rights House

The historic home of Juanita Craft is in sunny South Dallas, Texas and displays memorabilia from her illustrious life of leadership in the Civil Right ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
2618 Warren Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75215
Pioneer Log Cabin

The cabin, formerly heralded as the very first dwelling in the city, is now more correctly identified as one of the earliest.

Free: Yes
411 Elm Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Pioneer Plaza

Pioneer Plaza is a large public park located in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas. It contains a large sculpture and is a heavily visi ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
1428 Young Street, Dallas, TX, 75202
Reunion Tower

Reunion Tower is the iconic centerpiece of the ever-changing Dallas skyline. Futuristic and always reaching upward, it symbolizes the city it stands a ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
300 Reunion Blvd. E, Dallas, TX, 75207
Sci-Tech Discovery Center

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center provides dynamic educational experiences that inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace discovery and innova ...

Area: North Dallas: Addison/Farmers Branch/Richardson
8004 N Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX, 75034
Swiss Avenue

The Swiss Avenue Historic District is one of the finest early 20th century neighborhoods in the Southwest. Listed in the National Register of Historic ...

Free: Yes
Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
5521 Swiss Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75206
Urban Adventure Quest: Dallas

Your amazing scavenger hunt adventure will begin in the heart of the historical district and will take you on a journey through a famous cattle drive, ...

Area: Central Dallas: Highland Park/Cockerhill/University Park
400 S Houston Street, Dallas, TX, 75202