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Attractions in Dallas, Texas

African American Museum - The African American Museum is the only museum in the Southwestern United States devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials. It also has one of the largest African American folk art collections in the United States. The African American Museum incorporates a wide variety of visual art forms and historical documents that portray the African American experience in the United States, Southwest, and Dallas.

Bahama Beach Waterpark - Bahama Beach Waterpark features The Riptide Slide/Bahama Bullet with two twisting, turning, enclosed inner-tube slides for two or three riders from a 45-foot high tower. The Tortugas Express where riders race headfirst down three hundred feet of a lightning fast water raceway.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden - Located on White Rock Lake, just outside of downtown Dallas, the Arboretum features colorful gardens all year long. Tours are available daily.

Dallas Heritage Village - Situated in 13 wooded acres just south of downtown Dallas, Dallas Heritage Village provides visitors, young & young at heart, a unique museum experience. Dallas Heritage Village is a living history museum portraying life in North Texas from 1840-1910.

Dallas Holocaust Museum - A wide variety of displays remind us of the tragedy which we must never forget. The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference, for the benefit of all humanity.

Dallas Museum of Art - Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, The Crow Collection is a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning. Spend time in our galleries exploring great works of art.

Dallas Zoo - The Dallas Zoo is one of the oases where visitors can spend time in an atmosphere that celebrates and sustains the human spirit, while learning about animals and their way of life. With 95 acres to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, the Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining!

Frontiers of Flight Museum - Frontiers of Flight Museum is an collection of artifacts celebrating the history of flight. From Leonardo Da Vinci to the Space Age, each display is carefully organized to provide in-depth information on the history of aircraft.

Ice Skating Center At Galleria Dallas - Once you step on the ice at the Galleria you'll discover it's truly the most unique ice skating experience around. With hundreds of stores, shoppers and restaurants to surround you, we put you in the center of it all. So take a lesson, have a party, or just go for a spin.We think you'll agree that this is the coolest ice in town.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial - Since 1989, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza has welcomed more than 6 million visitors from around the world - people of all ages seeking information and understanding about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

M-Line Trolley - Dallas's historic trolley system transports visitors and residents along a three-mile stretch from downtown to uptown McKinney Avenue. A great way to see the city.

Meadows Museum - Located on the campus of Southern Methodist University this museum highlights the beauty of Spanish art. You don't need to travel to Spain to experience a great Spanish art exhibit.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science - With a mission to inspire minds through nature and science, the Museum delivers exciting, engaging and innovative visitor experiences through its education, exhibition and research and collections programming for students, teachers, families and life-long learners.

Sandy Lake Amusement Park - Sandy Lake Amusement Park is Dallas' Most Complete Group Picnic Location. Live Shetland ponies, a state-of-the-art arcade, train rides, skee-ball and a children's barnyard are available. Game fields, ice cream and popcorn snacks, and the Sandy Lake dunking machine add even more fun to your group's enjoyment.

Six Flags Over Texas - You will love the water rides, especially on those Texas summer days when its hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk! The Log Ride Roaring Rapids, and Aquaman are always favorites. For more thrills, there are scary rides and roller coasters, the Texas Cliffhanger and the Judge Roy Scream are two of these! And don't forget the Shock Wave and La Vibora. Whether you have been a hundred times or if this is your first adventure to Six Flags, you can't go wrong!

Swiss Avenue Historic District - Listed in the National Registrar of Historic Places, this 22-block area is a beautiful place to experience homes that represent different architectural styles, including Mediterranean, Spanish, Georgian, Prairie School and English Tudor.

Crow Collection of Asian Art - The Crow Collection is a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.

The Dallas Puppet Theater - Let your children's imaginations run free by taking them to The Dallas Puppet Theater.

The Dallas World Aquarium - Come and experience Nature's wonders in this fascinating adventure at this world class Aquarium. Experience nature’s adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium. The facility is home to a unique display of flora and fauna from five continents, 14 countries, three oceans, numerous seas and rivers.

Old Red Museum - The mission of the Old Red Foundation is to create a lively center of Dallas County civic life within the historic Old Red Courthouse and to present the rich history of the Dallas County area in the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture. Take a journey though history by exploring the past.

Zero Gravity Thrill Park - Want to feel the rush of a 70 mph blastoff? Think you can handle four G’s? How about a 16-story free fall? Zero Gravity Thrill Park is the only place to do it all! Zero Gravity is a one-of-a-kind thrill park. We treat friends, families and groups to an unforgettable taste of the extreme with 5 adrenaline-pumping rides.