Many people wonder why would anyone nowadays want to visit a museum. You can find all the information about a place or topic online, watch videos, and even get in touch with real experts on any subject without having to leave your home.
So visiting a museum might be even seen as an inconvenience for someone used to the modern on-demand individual. Personally, every time when I get to visit one of our Dallas SEO partners, I love to visit museums.
Still, these places hold a certain mystic allure that cannot be found anywhere on the internet yet and offer truly immersive atmospheres created around their very specific category or theme.
Dallas is home to some of the best museums in North America. Millions of people visit the city just for its rich heritage and convoluted history. And museums are still the best places to start any quest for knowledge.
Let’s find out what the best museums in Dallas are.
Crow Museum of Asian Art
2010 Flora St Dallas, TX 75201
What started as a whimsical purchase of an Asian Art piece in the 1960s, has flourished as one of the world´s largest Asian art collections outside of Asia. It now sports over 4000 pieces from places like India, Korea, China, Japan, and most of the southeastern Asian countries.
General admission is free. However, they accept donations. For those who would like to support the museum, they can also visit the Lotus Shop which holds a beautiful selection of homewares and curious trinkets from Asia for those who love the eastern culture.
Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
301 N Houston StDallas, TX 75202
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum was founded by true holocaust survivors living in Dallas. In 1984, they got together to realize their vision of a place where people could be educated on delicate subjects such as genocide and the importance of human rights.
On regular days, admission is $16 for adults and $12 for students. They also offer discounts for first responders. The museum shop dedicates a big part of their shelf space to books about many historic and tragic events from all around the world.
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N Harwood St,
The Dallas Museum of Art is among the ten largest art museums in the US. Its humble beginnings date back to 1903 when a lone artist expressed his intention to display his work at the Public Library. Its president welcomed the idea and sought to “honor the citizens who support the arts”.
The museum now holds over 24.000 pieces, covering over 5000 years of art history. Tickets are regularly sold for $16 with various discounts for children, the elderly, and the military. Those who want to support the museum can also visit the shop which holds DMA´s publications and really cool articles that celebrate the museum´s various exhibitions.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 N Field St, DallasTX 75201
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is actually a 3-in-one institution. In 2006, the Dallas Health Museum, The Dallas Museum of Natural History, and the Dallas Children Museum were merged into one huge educational complex that now hosts 11 massive exhibition halls.
Admission is generally from $13 to $20 all year round. The museum store is jam-packed with amazing items that always make great conversation starters.
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