Museums in Duncanville


Museum of Biblical Art Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to Half Off)

Museum of Biblical Art

Lane Park

Museum uses biblically influenced works to examine art history across cultures; Thomas Kinkade exhibit features 18 of his original paintings

$24 $12

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 50% Off)

Dallas Holocaust Museum

Downtown Dallas

As part of a mission to combat indifference, audio guides narrate three pivotal stories from April 19, 1943 amid historic artifacts

$16 $8

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All-Day Admission for Two or Four to the National Scouting Museum (Up to 50% Off)

National Scouting Museum

Las Colinas

Official museum of the Boy Scouts of America houses more than 600,000 unique items

$16 $9

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$299 for One-Year Membership at Texas Musicians Museum ($1,200 Value)

Texas Musicians Museum

Heritage Crossing

Stage-worn outfits, vintage guitars, and other timeless memorabilia celebrating the great musical legacy of Texas

$1,200 $299

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$6 for Family Admission to Fort Worth Aviation Museum ($10 Value)

Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Fort Worth

The complex is home to three museums, each curating specific aspects of aviation history

$10 $6

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Guided Tour for Two, Four, or Six at The Heritage Farmstead Museum (Up to 50% Off)

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano

Docent leads groups through Victorian-era grounds that re-create turn-of-the-century Texas Blackland Prairie culture

$10 $5

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Visit for Two or Four to Chisholm Trail Museum (50% Off)

Chisholm Trail Museum

Cleburne

Visitors learn about the famous Chisholm Trail, which was used for cattle drives, via artifacts and exhibits

$10 $5

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six at Texas Sports Hall of Fame (Up to 50% Off)

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

Museum space holds more than 35,000 square feet of legendary sports memorabilia from Texas' best athletes and sports moments

$14 $7

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Visits for Two, Four, or Six to Dr Pepper Museum (50% Off)

Dr Pepper Museum

Brazos

Museum in former Dr Pepper HQ houses 3 floors of exhibits dedicated to Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry

$16 $8

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Soda-Bottling Plant Tour with Meal Deal for Two, Four, or Six at Dublin Bottling Works (Up to 48% Off)

Dublin Dr Pepper Bottling Company

Dr Pepper Bottling Company Museum

Tours explore the inner workings of the 120-year-old bottling plant that first sealed the caps of the original Dr. Pepper

$23 $13

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On a single day in the middle of World War II, actions in three isolated incidents represent an ethical lesson taught to this day at the Dallas Holocaust Museum. On that day—April 19, 1943—three Belgian men attacked a train destined for Auschwitz, freeing its passengers; the occupants of the Warsaw Ghetto united in revolt; and at the Bermuda Conference, officials from the British and American governments declined to take action against ongoing atrocities in Europe. The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s main exhibit locates a crucial distinction in presenting these three events: the difference between "bystanders" and what the museum calls "Upstanders." The exhibit was created in the hopes that every visitor would become an "Upstander," moved not only to remember a horrific past but also to take action when faced with modern threats to human rights. A self-guided audio tour relates the heroism of those who stood up on that date in 1943 as museum guests explore artifacts, photographs, and a full-size boxcar. Special exhibits that often focus on photography supplement the permanent installation, and testimonies from volunteer survivors and liberators provide a firsthand perspective on the historical tragedy and its lessons. Along with exposing more than 30,000 students and 22,000 walk-in visitors to its messages annually, the museum advocates engagement with the world through educational programs designed for everyone from educators to law-enforcement officials.
211 N Record Street
Dallas,
TX
US
There was a time when looking down the barrel of Clyde Barrow's gun wouldn't have seemed too appealing. But now people visit the second floor galleries of the Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture just to get a glimpse of the infamous weapon, which shares space with more than 1,000 other artifacts, including the first traffic light in Dallas County and handcuffs worn by Lee Harvey Oswald. Taken together, these artifacts trace Dallas County's past from prehistory to the present day, a timeline visitors also explore via the museum's 41 touchscreen computers, four mini theatres screening specially commissioned films, and hands-on activities on topics such as architecture and pioneer life. More hands-on activities await in the education center, where youngsters learn about their local heritage thanks to exhibits on Dallas County children. Housed in the Old Red Courthouse, a restored Romanesque building from 1892, the museum is practically a large-scale exhibit unto itself. Its many architectural flourishes include a four-story grand staircase, a restored clock tower, and two original stained-glass windows from the courthouse's original collection of more than 100. Tours of all four floors grant visitors access to areas not otherwise open to the general public, including the courtroom and the judge's tightly guarded gavel shed. The historic building makes a fitting setting for the special exhibits that grace the first floor gallery several times a year.
100 S Houston St
Dallas,
TX
US
Though many anthropological museums focus on peoples who are long gone, the International Museum of Cultures displays more than 10 storied exhibits on contemporary indigenous populations from around the world, including Papua New Guinea, Mexico, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Here, visitors glean insight into the respective cultures and the challenges they face. As guests peruse the displays, they can explore Lakota Sioux artifacts such as dream catchers and arrowheads, learn about the hunter-gatherer Agta from the Philippines, and listen to Drumbeats of the World, an interactive exhibit that pulsates with percussive heartbeats from Ecuador, Pakistan, and Korea.
7500 W Camp Wisdom Rd
Dallas,
TX
US
On the third Friday of every month, the Dallas Museum of Art stays up until midnight. These Late Nights welcome all ages to enjoy everything from concerts to readings and film screenings amid paintings by Claude Monet and Jackson Pollack, elaborate African Kuba masks, and a cigar humidor designed by Tiffany & Co.
1717 N Harwood St
Dallas,
TX
US
Trammel and Margaret Crow acquired their 569-piece collection during their travels throughout China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia. Spanning 3500 BC to the early 20th century, it includes ancient Chinese jades, Japanese screen paintings, and examples of intricate Indian architecture. The museum also hosts free meditation classes on Tuesdays, as well as tai chi classes on Saturdays.
2010 Flora St
Dallas,
TX
US
Though each work at the Museum of Biblical Art explores themes or depicts scenes from the Bible, the museum?s mission is to provide invaluable insight into centuries? worth of art history as guests of all backgrounds and denominations learn about art?s portrayal of Western culture. More than 11 galleries and permanent exhibits, including Mysteries, Signs and Wonders: The Art of Barbara Hines, fill the museum?s 30,000 square feet of space, beckoning visitors to interpret installations ranging from 14th century sculptures to Meditations in Wood by Jeffrey Brosk. In addition to Jewish ceremonial art and watercolors of archaeological holy sites, the MBA also festoons its walls with works by African-American and Hispanic artists that analyze the same biblical themes, albeit from a different cultural perspective. One of the museum?s permanent fixtures is a life-size bronze casting of Michelangelo?s Piet?, which was authorized by the Vatican and created by a Florentine foundry that practices the same wax-casting technique formerly used by Renaissance artists. Additionally, lithographs by Marc Chagall depict his interpretations of themes in the Old Testament, and line the colonnade leading from the Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden to the gallery of contemporary art by supercomputers that needed to express themselves.
7500 Park Ln.
Dallas,
TX
US
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