Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Visit the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, now open after 10 years of planning and more than $185 million in fundraising. The museum’s 11 permanent exhibit halls are:
|Where: ||2201 N. Field St.|
Dallas, TX 75201
|Hours: ||10am–5pm Mon–Sat; 11am–5pm Sun. Jun–Aug, the museum is open until 6pm. Visit the website for special holidays, extended hours and unexpected closings.|
|Price: ||$20 adults; $13 youth 2–17; $14 seniors 65 and older. Free for children under 2. $2 discount for tickets purchased online.|
|Map: ||Click for map|
Moody Family Children's Museum, Lamar Hunt Family Sports Hall, Discovering Life Hall, Being Human Hall, Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovations Hall, The Rees-Jones Foundation Dynamic Earth Hall, Tom Hunt Energy Hall, Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall, Expanding Universe Hall, T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall, and the Rose Hall of Birds.
The Moody Family Children’s Museum has a play place crafted from the Dallas skyline, a miniature Dallas Farmer’s Market complete with reusable shopping bags and a flower cart, and the Great Trinity Forest with a kid-sized campsite and displays of live insects and reptiles. Step inside the enclosed baby and toddler park for some playtime with your little ones or head outside to uncover what’s buried in the Little Bend Fossil Dig.
This venue can accommodate children with special needs.
Visit perotmuseum.org/visit-the-museum/accessibility.html for information about handicap parking, entrances and exhibits, wheelchairs and mobility scooters, children's strollers and wagons, service animals and more.
For guests in wheelchairs or for those with limited mobility, the Hoglund Foundation Theater is equipped with seating for wheelchairs along with companion seating. Devices for closed captioning and descriptive audio are available on select films when they are provided by the distributor.
Upcoming Events at Perot Museum of Nature and Science
6/23/2018 - 1/6/2019: Ultimate Dinosaurs
Based on groundbreaking research from scientists around the world, Ultimate Dinosaurs reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar – dinosaurs that are unfamiliar to most North Americans.
8/2/2018: Summer Nights—Wizarding Science
Discover the science of magic as you concoct potions, learn about magical creatures, and even investigate some of the magic behind some of your favorite magical films.
8/10/2018: Social Science – Prehistoric
8/11/2018: Discovery Days—Magic
Discover the science of magic as you learn magic tricks that use gravity and centrifugal force.
8/17/2018: Special Needs Sleepover
Bring the family and enjoy the museum at an evening that’s designed just for you! You’ll get access to all the permanent exhibit halls and be able to take part in sensory activities, watch a 3D film, bust a move at a Dino Dance Party.
8/31/2018: Ultimate Dinosaurs Sleepover
Get access to the traveling exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs at this overnight adventure.
9/8/2018: Discovery Days—Animals
Leap into the wild world of mammals, reptiles, and other organisms throughout the museum. Examine specimens through microscopes, look at X-rays, invent a creature, and even meet some live critters.
10/13/2018: Discovery Days – Maker
10/19/2018: Social Science
12/8/2018: Discovery Days – Dinosaurs