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Location & Hours

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

PEROT MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
2201 N. Field Street Dallas TX 75201
Dallas, TX 75201

Fri-Sat, 10am-5pm
Sun, 11am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Closed September 1-3 and November 14, 2020.
Hours may vary; visit website for up-to-date information.

(214) 428-5555
perotmuseum.org

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

REUNION TOWER GEO-DECK
300 Reunion Blvd. East
Dallas, TX 75207

Mon-Thu, 5-8:30pm
Fri-Sat, 2-9:30pm
Fri-Sat, 1-8:30pm
Please verify daily and hourly schedule before your visit. Click here for calendar.
Reunion Tower may close due to inclement weather, facility upgrades or private events; visit website for current hours.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Closed Christmas Day.

(866) 204-0622
reuniontower.com

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

THE SIXTH FLOOR MUSEUM AT DEALEY PLAZA
411 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202

Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Last entry time is at 4:15pm.

(214) 747-6660
jfk.org

Dallas Zoo

DALLAS ZOO
650 South R L Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203-3013

Open daily
Summer: 9am-5pm
Winter: 9am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day.
Check website for current hours.

(469) 554-7500
dallaszoo.com

George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75205

Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm
Sun, 12pm-5pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

214-346-1650
georgewbushlibrary.smu.edu

CityPASS Admission

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

General admission to exhibit halls

Some exhibits and/or experiences, including the theater, may be temporarily unavailable.

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

General admission

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Timed-entry admission to permanent and temporary exhibits

Some amenities and exhibits may be temporarily unavailable. The Museum’s theaters are temporarily closed; however, the films that were part of the visitor experience will be made available online to Museum visitors.

Dallas Zoo

General admission

Most indoor buildings and experiences are temporarily closed. Some Keeper Chats are temporarily suspended; click here for daily Keeper Chat schedule.

George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

Admission to all permanent and special exhibits and special Library and Museum programming on the day of attendance, as well as a handheld audio guide

Highlights

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

  • Explore 11 permanent exhibit halls filled with everything from the animals of Earth’s past to the technology of tomorrow.
  • Get hands-on with exhibits that take you deep into the caves of South Africa to discover the bones of early human ancestors through cutting-edge VR, dance as a raptor avatar, try to outrun a virtual cheetah, and see one of the largest displays of rare and beautiful gems and minerals on Earth – and much, much more!
  • Dig deep in real-time dinosaur research being done by museum paleontologists as they process fossils fresh from the field in the new Paleo Lab. You may even get to see the discovery of a new prehistoric species!
  • Enjoy the view of downtown Dallas while you ride the Museum’s glass-enclosed escalator, or T .rexcalator — and get ready to amaze your brain on your journey back down.
  • Travel millions of years and thousands of miles with an awe-inspiring film in our state-of-the-art 3D, 4K projection theater.

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

  • Get unobstructed close-up views of favorite Dallas landmarks and sights with the free high-definition telescopes on the outdoor deck or zoom cameras on the inner deck.
  • Create your own light show and view past shows with interactive touch screens called the Halo.
  • Marvel at the 360-degree day or night breathtaking views up to 32 miles – including Fort Worth.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

  • Walk into history when you visit the Sixth Floor Museum, located on the sixth floor of the former Texas School Book Depository, where significant evidence of a sniper was found.
  • Relive the story of President Kennedy’s assassination through hundreds of historic television and radio broadcasts, films, photographs and artifacts.
  • See in person the sniper’s perch and the area where a rifle was found, preserved as they appeared on November 22, 1963.
  • Examine the FBI’s scale model of Dealey Plaza and the interactive touchscreens showing the motorcade route through the plaza.
  • Visit the seventh floor to experience a variety of special programs and exhibits that complement the Museum’s permanent collection.

Dallas Zoo

  • Get ready to explore 106 acres – the Dallas Zoo is the largest zoological park in Texas.
  • Go on Safari at the Giants of the Savanna exhibit and enjoy an interactive experience built around the different species of animals that call the savanna home: elephants, giraffes, kudus, zebras, ostriches, lions, warthogs, guinea fowl, and cheetahs. This is the only exhibit in North America where you’ll see giraffes and elephants together!
  • Splash in a stream, ride a pony and feed birds at the award-winning Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo, featuring educational and interactive exhibits that connect families with nature.
  • Take a tour through the Wilds of Africa on Adventure Safari monorail. The 20-minute, one-mile ride takes guests through the 6 habitats of the exhibit – the first zoo exhibit in the world to include every major habitat of an entire continent.

George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

  • Experience the interactive Decision Points Theater that takes visitors "inside" the President’s decision-making process during major crises.
  • See steel from the World Trade Center, a full-sized replica Oval Office with a Resolute Desk, and a Texas Rose Garden.
  • View an impressive montage of the 44 U.S. Presidents on the 67-foot-high, 360-degree, high definition video wall in Freedom Hall.
  • Take a walk through the 15-acre park filled with native Texas prairie grasses and wildflowers.

CityPASS Entry

Visit the CityPASS Travel Guide for detailed information on advance reservations and entry.

Offers/Upgrades

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Discount: Get $2 off Traveling Exhibit admission; see booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide for details.

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

Day/Night Ticket Discount: Get $2 off a Day/Night ticket and visit twice in 24 hours. See booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide for details.

Dallas Zoo

Giraffe Feedings: $5 per food bunch

Bird Feedings: $1 per seed stick

T-rex Express Mini Train: $2 per rider

Endangered Species Carousel: $2 per rider

Pony Rides: $2 per rider (riders must weigh less than 80 pounds)

Adventure Safari Monorail: $5 (ages 3 and up)

Discount : Save 10% on purchases in the Zoofari Market gift shop. See booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide for details.

Seasonal Events: The Safari Nights Concert Series during the spring and summer and Dallas Zoo Lights during the holiday season are both included with CityPASS admission. Dates and times vary; please check the zoo website for details.

George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

Presidential Center: Ask about a Membership to the Presidential Center at the Admissions Desk.

Discount : 10% off your purchase in the Museum Store OR in the Courtyard Cafe. See booklet or CityPASS Travel Guide for details.

Advice for Visitors

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Tips:
  • The interactive outdoor Science Park, including the Musical Forest and Leapfrog Forest, is a great way to get some fresh air while exploring the wonders of nature and science.
  • CItyPASS holders can go to the museum in the morning of the day they plan to visit to get a timed admission ticket for later the same day.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
Amenities:
  • Dining: The Café, operated by Wolfgang Puck.
  • Gifts: Museum Shop

Best time to visit: Try after 2pm on weekdays, when field trip traffic is at its lowest.

Accessibility: Wheelchair rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis from the concierge desk on Level 1.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 10 or more: Call (214) 428-5555 ext. 8 two weeks ahead of arrival.

Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

Tips:
  • Create your own light show with interactive touch screens called the Halo.
  • Take a "PIX photo" and customize your picture with fun props and different Dallas skylines to capture your own tower memory.
  • Lock your memories in the sky at the digital time capsule, Reunion Tower Constellation.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
Amenities:
  • Dining: Cloud Nine Café, Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck; reservations recommended for Five Sixty; call (214) 741-5560)
  • Gift Shops: Kaleidoscope Gifts and Memories

Best time to visit: Sundays through Thursdays are the least crowded times to visit.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 15 or more: Call (214) 712-7051 in advance of arrival.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Tips:
  • Entry to the museum is ticketed in 30-minute intervals.
  • CityPASS holders can visit the museum up to two days in advance of the day they plan on visiting to get a timed admission ticket ahead of time.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
Amenities:
  • Gift Shops: Museum Bookstore

Best time to visit: Weekday afternoons are less crowded; weekends often sell out.

Accessibility: Click here for accessibility information.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Dallas Zoo

Tips:
  • Guests can enjoy daily keeper talks and wildlife shows throughout the Zoo. Check the Zoo map for the daily schedule.
  • The Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo features a wading stream, so pack towels and/or a bathing suit for your children. (Swim diapers are required for toddlers.)
  • The Nature Exchange in the Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo is a nature trading "store" where kids of all ages can trade natural items they’ve found for a multitude of minerals, fossils, bones, and other natural treasures. The value of the trade item is determined by its rarity and by the amount of information the trader has about it. (Please note: no bird eggs, nests, or feathers are accepted.)
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
Amenities:
  • Dining: Prime Meridian Café, Serengeti Grill, Bantu BBQ, multiple outdoor snack stops open seasonally.
  • Gift Shops: Zoofari Market
  • Strollers: Available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis; see details.

Best time to visit: During hot weather, many of the animals are inactive during the afternoon, preferring to hide in shady areas to avoid the sun. Plan on arriving first thing in the morning to enjoy the most animal activity.

Parking/Transportation: Onsite parking available; click here for pricing. Click here for information on transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 15 or more: Call (469) 554-7477 or email dallaszooevents@kmssa.org in advance of arrival.

George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

Tips:
  • Upon arrival, be prepared for Security Check, then go directly to the Admissions Desk.
  • Check out the Presidential Center’s Mobile App prior to visiting the Museum. The app provides information about the Museum galleries and films, video and audio tours, and other features.
  • Allow approximately 1½ hours minimum to tour the Museum.
  • For everything you need to know to plan your visit, click here.
Amenities:
  • Dining: Café 43, Courtyard Café
  • Gift Shops: Presidential Center Museum Store

Best time to visit: Weekday afternoons are least crowded.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

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