Old Red Museum
Old Red Museum
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Historic SitesArchitectural Buildings
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
This place is temporarily closed. Dedicated to the cultural, economic, political and social history of Dallas County, this museum is housed in the beautifully Old Red Courthouse.
Suggested duration
2-3 hours
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Neighborhood: Downtown Dallas
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4.0
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Very good
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Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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Tri Ho
1 contribution
Jul 2021
I visit the city of Dallas. And this is where I need to be. This is where Dallas's cultural history is valuable.
The museum of culture and history is very nice. I like this place.
Written 22 February 2022
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Deniece
7 contributions
Feb 2020
This was a very nice afternoon. It was very affordable, the staff were helpful and considerate, I would recommend and go back another time.
Written 12 March 2020
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jkg662020
5 contributions
Jul 2019 • Business
When I was in Dallas, I took the JFK tour. I saw this beautiful building from the outside. Unfortunately it was under construction. I will check it out if and when I go back.
Written 1 March 2020
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Itza S
Green Bay, WI94 contributions
Jan 2020 • Solo
Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. There were sections that addressed major aspects of Dallas and each section had an excellent collection of artifacts along with a timeline to see the growth of Dallas from nothing. I came here after The Sixth Floor Museum At Dealey Plaza and as much as I loved that Museum, this was a nice change in that it wasn't crowded and you could actually take your time looking at things and not be bouncing off people or having baby strollers running over your feet.

Also SHOUT OUT TO DALLAS for creating the 1st FROZEN MARGARITA MACHINE!!
Written 19 February 2020
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Geno
4 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
This place was fantastic we visited and the guy behind the counter was very helpful. We went to the Daly building after that to see the sights
Written 12 February 2020
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Allie S
Tulsa, OK170 contributions
Feb 2020
The building itself is beautiful. There is a visitors center in the museum that has tons of info for Dallas and other parts of Texas. It didn’t seem like much of a museum
Written 9 February 2020
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tntfnt
Nortonville, KS138 contributions
Jan 2020
This was not originally on our list of things to do. Very neat old building. A trip to the visitors center was great. Man working was very knowledgable.
Written 7 January 2020
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Brian F
Dallas, TX32 contributions
Dec 2019 • Couples
Having lived in the area for many years and watching this building being renovated, we decided it was time to visit. The building itself is quite a structure and the museum is extremely interesting. There are displays on the first floor regarding the building and it’s history, renovation,etc. as well as a temporary exhibit. The museum is on the second floor and divided into 4 time periods. Obviously it is important to start at the beginning however if very early history does not thrill you, you can visit any time period you wish. We started at the beginning and worked through all 4 time periods. We found all to be interesting and learned many things about Dallas and the surrounding area. I would suggest following up with a visit to the Dallas Heritage Village which is located approximately on the site where Dallas began and is a representation of old Dallas.
Written 29 December 2019
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naturetack
Dallas, TX751 contributions
Dec 2019
As a Dallas transplant, I wanted to learn more about the city and surrounding area. The Old Red Museum has some great exhibits about the history of Dallas, including many of the people, places, and events that have made it what it is today. I was impressed by how the museum had exhibits on all aspects of Dallas life, from utilities to media to religion. It's amazing to see how far the city has come! Whether visiting or living in town, check out the visitor's center downstairs for some great tips on new places to see around Dallas!
Written 14 December 2019
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hd452016
Tulsa, OK4,035 contributions
Oct 2019
This is a great stop if you are visiting downtown Dallas. You can not miss the building and we found plenty of parking in the area. Although this building is on the tour of several of the tour opportunities we wanted to have more time visiting the displays. More could have been said about each display, but there is plenty to see. Allow at least one to two hours for this event.
Written 10 October 2019
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