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Old Red Museum

100 South Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
+1 214-571-1300
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Dedicated to the cultural, economic, political and social history of Dallas County, this museum is housed in the beautifully Old Red Courthouse.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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100 South Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
Downtown Dallas
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"dallas history"
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"beautiful building"
in 23 reviews
"visitor center"
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"interesting history"
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"other attractions"
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"dealey plaza"
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"on display"
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"dallas area"
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"book depository"
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"interactive displays"
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"take your time"
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"two hours"
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"visiting dallas"
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"courthouse"
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"information"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is where the Visitor bureau is located, as well the museum itself. The building is beautiful, a courthouse and a wedding venue as well. It was built after the first Post Office, courthouse, general store and home of was burned down 5 times! A...More

Thank Jeannene A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Felt the museum was overpriced for what it was. Architecture of the building was the most interesting part of the museum. Mainly artifacts and history of the city of Dallas.

Thank Raqoon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Dallas to be a charming city with such wonderful southern hospitality.. that was until we visited Old Red. We were disrespected and treated very rudely by the young man that was employed as "guest services" . After speaking to "management" without even an...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to learn all about the history of Dallas, there's also one area specifically geared towards children. Each of the areas starts with a 15 minute movie then you fan out to see all the exhibits in that area. You could easily spend 4 hours...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice upstairs museum with a wonderful history of downtown Dallas. This is a great stop in for history buffs and people interested in older architectural buildings still appreciated and utilized today. This is a short walk from the West End area and just across from...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Interesting museum, and lovely and warm on a winter's day. Highlight was seeing the handcuffs Oswald was wearing the day he was shot.

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

For those who are curious of Dallas history, this is the place to go. I liked those short documentary films in 3 sections out of 4. Reasonable ticket price

Thank Badr A
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you want to know more about the history of the city, then this is a must. The building looks impressive from the outside, is not too far from the 6th Floor Museum and inside, you can see a very nice iron staircase. Maybe the...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

As museum's go, it is great, but there is so much detail about ever aspect of Dallas history that it overwhelmed me a bit. I browsed mostly and cherry picked a few things to look at in more detail. There is certainly everything here you...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We made a quick stop during a Segway tour and took a few photos, the staff was very nice to direct us to the restrooms which were very nice. The architecture inside and out was lovely, if I’m ever back in the area for a...More

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27 August 2017|
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Response from T6731MAluiss | Reviewed this property |
the museum has a fee of 10 usd, but it is worth visiting the museum, the location is wonderful.
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1 September 2016|
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Response from DANA W | Reviewed this property |
•The Museum is open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily as of Sep 2016. •General admission: $8 •Senior/Student admission: $6 •Children (ages 3-16): $5 •Children under age 3: Free •Old Red Members: Free with proof of membership •Sunday... More
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