Dallas Museum of Natural History

Since its founding in 1936, the Dallas Museum of Natural History has played a significant role in documenting, describing and showcasing Texas' vast natural diversity. The current collection of over 280,000 specimens includes the world's largest exhibition of Texas wildlife habitats, and the first mounted Texas dinosaur in Texas.

Directions to the Dallas Museum of Natural History:

The Dallas Museum of Natural History is located in historic Fair Park just minutes east of downtown Dallas - two blocks south of Interstate 30, and two miles east of downtown. You'll see directional signs to "Fair Park" throughout the area.

From I-30 heading east:
Take exit 47A (2nd Avenue/Fair Park), bear right as you exit and continue to Grand Avenue. Turn left on Grand Avenue to enter the park. (The Dallas Museum of Natural History will be on your right as you enter.)

From I-30 heading west:
Take exit 47A (1st Avenue/Fair Park), bear right as you exit and continue straight ahead to Fair Park. At the park, turn right on Parry Avenue and continue to Grand Avenue.  Turn left on Grand Avenue to enter the park. (The Dallas Museum of Natural History is on your right as you enter.)

From N. Central Expressway (U.S. 75):
Head south to I-45 and follow directions below.

From I-45 heading north or south:
Take Exit 283/Martin Luther King Blvd. follow the signs to Fair Park. At the park, turn left on Parry Avenue and continue to Grand Avenue. Turn right on Grand Avenue to enter the park. (The Dallas Museum of Natural History is on your right as you enter.)

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  • Dallas Museum of Natural History
  • 3535 Grand Avenue in Fair Park
  • Dallas, TX
  • 214-421-3466
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