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Are you looking for Museums in and around the Plano Area?

These listings have a variety of different types of Museums including art, historical, space and many more.

You can find a great cultural experience and enjoy your day at many of the listed museums.

Category: Museums

Are you looking for Museums in and around the Plano Area?

These listings have a variety of different types of Museums including art, historical, space and many more.

You can find a great cultural experience and enjoy your day at many of the listed museums.

Play Street Museum-Plano

Plano

Play Street Museum is a network of small format children’s museums purposefully designed to encourage independence, exploration, and creativity. Grab a spot and bring your kiddos to discover, imagine, & explore and you can make new friends too!

Dallas Heritage Village Museum

Dallas

Dallas Heritage Village is home to the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian homes and commercial buildings in Texas.

International Museum of Cultures

Duncanville

The International Museum of Cultures provides a venue of opportunities to enhance the public’s understanding, involvement and appreciation of contemporary world cultures through programs, seminars and exhibits.

Dallas Contemporary Museum

Dallas

Dallas Contemporary is a non-collecting art museum presenting new and challenging ideas from regional, national and international artists. The institution is committed to engaging the public through exhibitions, lectures, educational programs and events.

Crow Museum of Asian Art

Dallas

In December, 1998, the Crow Family opened the Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art as a permanent museum at 2010 Flora Street in the Arts District of Dallas, Texas.

The Museum of Biblical Art

Dallas

The National Center for Jewish Art, Museum of Holocaust Art, European Art Treasury, an on-site Art Conservation Lab, Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden, and other major pilgrimage attractions.

Circuit12 Contemporary Museum

Dallas

One of Texas’ most innovative and unique art spaces, specializing in a range of contemporary and post digital works; investigating modes of abstraction, figuration and beyond. Located in the Dallas Design District, we strive to provide a unique platform for ambitious emerging to mid-career artists.

Meadows Museum

Dallas

The Meadows Museum is committed to the advancement of knowledge and understanding of art through the collection and interpretation of works of the greatest aesthetic and historical importance, as exemplified by the founding collection of Spanish art.

Dallas Historical Society

Dallas

The Dallas Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Dallas and Texas history. Offering education programming, lectures, historic city tours, museum exhibitions, and other special events.

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Grand Prairie

Discover the strange, the shocking, and beautiful at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Grand Prairie. Enjoy some eye-popping exhibits where you can pose with your favorite celebrity, lose yourself in our spinning vortex tunnel, and even see a shrunken head! The array of weird will leave you spellbound.

Commemorative Air Force Museum

Dallas

Collecting, restoring and flying vintage historical aircraft for more than half a century, the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) ranks as one of the largest private air forces in the world. The CAF is dedicated to Honoring American Military Aviation through flight, exhibition and remembrance.

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Dallas

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of the President, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy.

Frisco Heritage Museum

Frisco

The mission of the Frisco Heritage Museum is to collect, preserve, study, interpret, exhibit, and stimulate appreciation for and knowledge of the history and culture of Frisco, Texas and the North Texas region to all the people of the region and to the visitors attracted to the area.

The Samurai Collection

Dallas

One of the most complete and largest collection of Samurai items in the world and is the only museum outside of Japan that focuses on Samurai armor.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Addison

Devoted to promoting aviation studies and to perpetuating America’s aviation heritage; the museum fulfills its mission by restoring, operating, maintaining and displaying historically-significant, vintage aircraft, and by collecting materials related to the history of aviation.

Louis Tussauds Palace of Wax

Grand Prairie

Who said it was impossible to meet your favorite celebrity? With over 200 life-like wax figures, you’ll be able to strike a pose with your favorite superstar. Actors? Check! Musicians? Check! Heroes? Check!

Farmers Branch Historical Park

Farmers Branch

The Historical Park is a museum nestled on 27 acres that trace more than 175 years of proud Farmers Branch history along with the history of Peters Colony, Texas, and the United States.

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

Denison

Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers.

Frontiers of Flight Museum

Dallas

Experience the stories of aviation and space flight from the Wright Flyer to the one-of-a-kind Flying Pancake, the Apollo 7 spacecraft, and 32 other memorable aircraft and space vehicles.

ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History-Planetarium

Dallas

An educational destination with customized experiences. It features a state-of-the-art planetarium as well as an exhibit hall filled with interactive displays, touchscreens, lifelike animatronic creatures, and a multimedia Ice Age Theater.

Dallas Firefighter Museum

Dallas

The mission of the Dallas Firefighter’s Museum is to provide the City of Dallas a well-attended historical and educational asset. The Museum will teach fire safety, honor fallen heroes of the Department and preserve firefighting heritage.

PDNB Gallery

Dallas

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery is a fine art gallery dedicated to photo-based art. The gallery opened its original Uptown location in 1995.

Kirk Hopper Fine Art

Dallas

Contemporary art gallery representing national and international artists

Ruth Paine House Museum Visitors Center

Irving

Ruth Paine’s house is where alleged JFK assassin Lee Harvey Oswald spent the night before shots rang out at Dallas’ Dealey Plaza

Black Girl Magic Museum

Mesquite

Black Girl Magic Museum is an interactive immersive Instagram worthy pop up museum. Black Girl Magic Museum has over 10 exhibits where you can take multiple photos while learning about the brilliance of black women.

Old Red Museum of Dallas County History and Culture

Dallas

Serves as a symbol of Dallas heritage. Built in 1892, the beautifully restored Old Red Courthouse contains some of Dallas County’s most fascinating historical artifacts.

Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden

Dallas

Since 1954, Valley House Gallery has offered fine art to collectors and museums. In addition to championing contemporary artists, Valley House deals in 19th and 20th century and Early Texas art.

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art

Dallas

Non-representational, hard-edged, and comes out of the frame. Geometric art may be in a rectangular format, which is rarely the case with MADI; usually, only prints may be rectangular. The museum shows related geometric, constructivist, and op art work.

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Dallas

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is dedicated to teaching the history of the Holocaust and advancing human rights to combat prejudice, hatred, and indifference.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Ft. Worth

Honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.

Museum of the American Railroad

Frisco

Rich history and heritage, as well as current and future developments of the institution of the American Railroad through artistic, cultural, and educational programming. Features TrainTopia, a 2,500 sq. ft. model train exhibit, life-sized trains outdoors, special events and more!

African American Museum of Dallas

Dallas

The African American Museum is the only one of its kind in the Southwestern Region devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials. It has one of the largest African American Folk Art collections in the US.

American Airlines CR Smith Museum

Ft. Worth

The CR Smith Museum preserves the history of American Airlines and explains what it takes to run the airline, as told through the perspective of the team members who work there.

A. W. Perry Homestead Museum

Carrollton

The A.W. Perry Homestead Museum offers a glimpse of life as it was in north central Texas at the turn of the 20th Century. A.W. and Sarah (Huffman) Perry were pioneer homesteaders of Peters Colony who came to Carrollton in the year 1844 from Carrollton, Illinois.

Talley Dunn Gallery

Dallas

Exhibiting outstanding and groundbreaking contemporary art in a variety of media by established and emerging artists.

DFW Elite Toy Museum

Haltom City

We love toys, antiques, and cars. Most of the items in the museum are connected with automobiles in some way or another, although other kinds of toys and antiques are frequently being added to the collection.

Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Dallas

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center (OC3) is committed to enriching and empowering the Dallas community through arts and culture programming that is equitable, diverse and encourages communication that supports and promotes local artists while nurturing knowledge and growth within the community.

Sweet Tooth Hotel

Dallas

An immersive art venue that features emerging experiential artists. Visitors make their way through 5,000 square feet of adventures in the form of art installations.

River Legacy Living Science Center

Arlington

River Legacy Living Science Center is a an entertaining place for all ages located in River Legacy Park! Also featuring the Discovery Room with two large aquariums, all new engaging exhibits and more.

Scottish Rite Library and Museum

Dallas

Treasures of art adorn many areas of the Scottish Rite Library and Museum. Included is a rare Dickens mug, an original signed piece of ceramic ware depicting many of the characters of the Charles Dickens novels.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Dallas

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, and interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historical Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas

A space of wonder and discovery where art comes alive! Free general admission.

Dr Pepper Museum

Waco

Historic home of the nation’s oldest major soft drink – Dr Pepper! Nonprofit organization telling the story of Dr Pepper and the soft drink industry.

Heritage Farmstead

Plano

The Heritage Farmstead Museum (HFM) is the premiere living history site interpreting the Texas Blackland Prairie region in North Texas. An American Alliance of Museums accredited institution, the HFM strives to offer a step into the past for people of many ages, interests, and backgrounds.

Interurban Railway Museum

Plano

Located in downtown Plano, the Interurban Railway Museum is housed in a building that served as a primary stop on the Texas Electric Railway.

NASA's Johnson Space Center

Houston

NASA’s Johnson Space Center has served as a hub of human spaceflight activity for more than half a century. It is home to the nation’s astronaut corps, the International Space Station mission operations, the Orion Program, and a host of future space developments.

National Video Game Museum

Frisco

The US National Videogame Museum is a museum about the history of video games and the video game industry, located in Frisco.

Perot Museum

Dallas

With 11 permanent exhibit halls in the heart of Dallas, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

The Alamo

San Antonio

The Alamo Mission in San Antonio, commonly called The Alamo and originally known as the Misión San Antonio de Valero, is a historic Spanish mission and fortress compound founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries in what is now San Antonio, Texas.

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

McKinney

The Heard’s mission of bringing nature and people together to discover, enjoy, experience, restore, and preserve our priceless environment is carried out through education which emphasizes an appreciation of nature and its conservation.

Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Frisco

Sci-Tech Discovery Center is a hands-on children’s STEM museum. It hosts field trips, homeschool classes, workshops, birthday parties, camps and just a fun family day out!