Tour Dallas While You're Here!

Take a day or two before or after the conference to enjoy all that Dallas has to offer!  Below are a few suggestions of popular attractions.

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Around Town
VenueLocationHoursPricing InformationOther Notes
Dallas ArboretumEast Dallas - White Rock Lake9am to 5pm dailyAdult (13-64) - $15
Senior (65+) - $12
On-site Parking - $15
Prepaid Parking - $8
(click to purchase online)
• Dallas Blooms festival features incredible tulips - dates TBA
  (for reference, 2017 dates: Feb. 25 - Apr. 9, 2017)
• Wednesdays Buy One, Get One - Bring a friend for FREE!
• C.C. Young Senior Thursdays - Seniors pay $11
Cool Thursdays concert series is a unique opportunity to enjoy beautiful Dallas scenery (7:30-9:30pm, Thursdays) - $28 ($25 for seniors 65+)
Dallas ZooSouth of Downtown (3 mi.)9am to 4pm dailyAdult (12-64) - $15
Senior (65+) - $12
On-site Parking - $10
• Senior Safari Wednesdays - $5 for 65+
• Be sure to visit the Giants of the Savanna - the only multi-species zoo exhibit in the United States to mix elephants and other species in the same habitat.
Texas Discovery GardensFair Park - East of Downtown (2 mi.)10am to 5pm dailyAdults (12-59) - $8
Seniors (60+) - $6
On-site Parking - free
• Pay-What-You-Wish Tuesdays
• First responders, military (active & retired), and teachers receive half-off admission for themselves and a guest.
Meadows MuseumSouthern Methodist University (SMU)10am-5pm
Mon-Sat;
1pm-5pm
Sunday
Adults (12-64) - $12
Seniors (65+) - $8
On-site Parking - free
• Thursdays: complimentary admission after 5pm (open until 9pm)
• Active military and their families admitted for free
George W. Bush Presidential Library & MuseumSouthern Methodist University (SMU)9am-5pm Mon-Sat;
12pm-5pm Sunday
Adults (18-61) - $16
Seniors (62+) - $13
On-site Parking - $5 for
  first hour, then $0.75/hr
• Retired/Veteran Military - $10 admission
• Active Military - free admission
• Weekday afternoons are least crowded



Downtown Area
VenueHoursPricing InformationOther Notes
Sixth Floor Museum
10am-6pm Tues-Sun;
12pm-6pm Monday
Adult (19-64) - $16
Seniors (65+) - $14
On-site Parking - $7
• Dealey Plaza Cell Phone Tour - available at the museum for $2.50
GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower10:30am-8:30pm
Sun-Thurs;
10:30am-9:30pm
Fri-Sat
Adult (13-64) - $17
Seniors (65+) - $14
(Nearby Parking available)
• Cloud Nine Café offers casual food and drinks (ticket required)
• Five Sixty restaurant offers a bar and lounge, as well as Wolfgang Puck fine dining (no ticket required)
Perot Museum of Nature & Science10am-5pm Mon-Sat;
12pm-5pm Sunday
Adult (18-64) - $19
Seniors (65+) - $13
Nearby Parking - $10
• Active and retired military, law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics/EMTs and their families receive $3 discount
• Free admission for K-12 educators in Texas and bordering states with proof of current teaching status
• Reciprocal admission through the ASTC Travel Passport Program
Dallas World Aquarium10am-5pm dailyAdult (13-64) - $20.95 + tax
Senior (65+) - $16.95
Parking at surrounding lots - price varies (~$5-10)
• Active and retired military, plus one guest, pay $18.95 + tax (photo ID required)
Dallas Museum of Art11am-5pm Tues-Sun;
(closed Monday)
General Admission - FREE
Special Exhibitions:
Adult (12-64) - $16
Seniors (65+) - $14
On-site Parking - $12
• Open Thursdays until 9pm
• Third Friday of each month - Late Nights ($15 admission) with special programs
Nasher Sculpture Center11am-5pm Tues-Sun;
(closed Monday)
Adult (12-64) - $10
Seniors (65+) - $7
Parking at DMA - $12
Parking in surrounding lots and meters - price varies
• First responders (police and fire department) admitted for free
• First Saturday of the month - FREE admission