6405 Boaz Lane Suite 101 Dallas, TX 75275 +1 214 768 3139
An amazing array of artists and speakers visit this auditorium to inform and delight Dallas audiences with their talents and knowledge. Originally built in 1926, McFarlin was initially constructed so that Southern Methodist University would have a chapel and auditorium large enough to hold the entire student body. Since that time, the auditorium has increasingly been used as an entertainment venue. Past speakers and performers include Elton John, Bob Hope, Will Rogers, Jr. Helen Hayes, The Kronos Quartet, Marvin Hamlisch, William F. Buckley and many others. The auditorium seats 2,398. You can park at the southeast corner of the building. However, you should arrive early, carpool or plan to walk a bit from surrounding street parking spots or other campus lots.
Few cities outside of Spain have a finer collection of Spanish art than what is exhibited in this Dallas museum. The funds to construct it were donated by oil magnate Algur H. Meadows back in the 1960s and was built in memory of his first wife. The nearby Elizabeth Meadows sculpture garden was inspired by Mr. Meadow's love for his second wife. The museum's permanent collection includes such works as Velasquez's "
"Sibyl With Tabula Rasa, Picasso's "
"Still Life in a Landscape and Goya's "
"Yard With Madmen. The sculpture garden here includes works by both Rodin and Claes Oldenburg.
211 North Record Street Suite 100 Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 741 7500
A wide variety of artifacts remind us of the tragedy which we must never forget. Among the graphic reminders on display is an actual boxcar that was used to transport victims to their death. Rotating exhibits from all over the world stop here on a regular basis. Call ahead to learn about the special current and upcoming displays. Tours led by a Holocaust survivor can be arranged by appointment. Admissions for adults, students (18 and under), seniors (55 and over), active military, and groups of 15 or more are separate.
Located inside the upscale Galleria Mall, this ice rink is a great place to spend the afternoon. Adults and children alike will enjoy burning excess energy here. While hockey is not allowed, skating lessons are available to the general public daily; it always helps to get a few pointers before sliding out there on your own! Open daily 10am onwards.
700 North Pearl Street Dallas, TX 75201 +1 214 720 8080
You'll feel like you're at the rink at New York City's Rockefeller Plaza when you skate America's Ice Garden. The beautiful elegance of the Plaza of the Americas will create a skating memory you and your children will always treasure. Regular public sessions are provided in addition to classes and other activities. Since this is a small rink, hockey games are not allowed. Family rates available. Call and inquire about the discount fees.
1401 Commerce Street Top of the Magnolia Hotel Dallas, TX 75201 +1 214 915 6500
Long the symbol for the Mobil Oil Company, the giant Pegasus sign has become more than just a corporate logo to the people of Dallas. A local landmark, the brightly lit red-winged horse rotates above the Magnolia Building. The Pegasus Project, a local nonprofit effort, rebuilt it at a cost of $650,000 between the years 1999 and 2000, while the original Pegasus sign, taken down while the new one was being built, can still be seen displayed at the Dallas Farmers Market.
White Rock Lake sprawls over 1,015 acres (5 square kilometers). It boasts picturesque picnic spots and recreational areas that provide great respite from city life. Numerous waterfront trails are popular among local hikers and bikers as well as those visiting Dallas. A complete loop around the lake takes about three hours. The adventurous can indulge in an array of outdoor activities on offer like fishing, sailing and horseback riding. Bird enthusiasts have reason to rejoice, as the inland attracts beautiful, exotic species. The panorama of verdant landscapes that enclose calm waters is the very definition of tranquility.
1428 Young Street Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 953 1184
Pioneer Plaza is more than just your ordinary park. An amazing bronze ensemble of lifelike cattle punctuates this 4.2-acre park overlooking City Hall and the Dallas Convention Center. Nationally-acclaimed artist and native Texan Robert Summers is the architectural force behind the unique sculptures. The 70 bronze steers memorialize the cattle drives that took place along the Shawnee Trail back in 1854. The monument attracts a large number of tourists as well as those who call Dallas home.
Main Street & North Market Street Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 747 6660
Dallas chose to honor the memory of President Kennedy by erecting this stately monument. This 30-foot-high, 50-foot-square monument was built in 1970. The open-air structure in the historic West End resembles an ancient tomb. It is the first memorial by famed American architect and Kennedy family friend, Philip Johnson. The monument, built with the help of private donations from the citizens of Dallas, is open 24 hours daily and is lighted at night.
100 South Houston Street Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 745 1100
The Old Red Courthouse is an outstanding feature of the Dallas County Historic Plaza. It was built in 1892 in Romanesque Revival style. It is constructed of rough-cut, red pecos sandstone and trimmed in Arkansas blue granite. The courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a City of Dallas Landmark and a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark. Four prior courthouses have graced the same location. The Old Red Courthouse houses the Old Red Museum.
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The Old Red Courthouse is an outstanding feature of the
Dallas County Historic Plaza. It was built in 1892 in Romanesque Revival style. It is constructed of rough cut, red pecos sandstone and trimmed in Arkansas blue granite. The ...
This is a permanent exhibition of the tragic events leading
up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The museum was opened in 1989, and is located in the Texas School Book Depository building, where Lee Harvey Oswald ...