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Old Red Museum

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-3502
Downtown Dallas
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Ray is very friendly and very warm. He answered all our questions spontaneous and very confident. A visit to downtown seems very easy with the guide given by Ray.

4  Thank Mohd Fairuz E
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 May 2018

That is the only explanation I find for the rude and lacking any knowledge service I found here. Being a history buff, I cannot wait to visit this ancient Courthouse currently hosting the museum of the Dallas historical society. Well, the couple at the Guest...More

4  Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a very cool museum with very interesting exhibits. We enjoyed it very much. Only downside was having to mediate between an irate patron and one of the staff members due to a bathroom entry. It was silly, but shouldn't have happened.

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Reviewed yesterday

Well organized, informative, some trivia did not know-such growth between 1967 and 1990 had no idea how many progressive efforts took place. Thank you for showing us

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love architecture, this is one of my favs. It's Richardsonian Romanesque architecture adds some history to dallas.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful museum, we enjoyed it to no end. So many wonderful items and videos to enjoy and a peaceful environment. We were visiting our son in Dallas and we weren’t sure it was something that would interest him but to our surprise he...More

Thank Lizanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop of our church group tour, Taste of Texas. I really was not interested in Dallas history so this was not interesting at all.

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little museum full of fun facts about Dallas from its creation to today. If you like history you should enjoy, however if you have a short attention span like me I suggest having strong cappuccino prior to visiting to reduce getting bored and sleepy at...More

Thank redferngoes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building to photograph. Gargoyles on the roof are an added touch. Lighted Pegasus sign on the inside along with a museum.

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I checked out the museum on Tuesday October 2. While they did have some interesting artifacts, I only spent about an hour there, and don't feel like it was worth the $10 to view the exhibits

Thank TheOriginalDonald
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great tour to wakl arond and chat to locals regarding one of the most shicking events in US modern political facts.

Thank RENDEZVOUSVINES
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Beautiful building! With the loss of historic buildings and other architecture, it was refreshing to see this historic structure. Great exhibits and excellent history lessons.

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Thevitales
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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