Museums Are Open in Dallas :: Know Before You Go


Dallas is the place for the most unique art and cultural experiences! While many of these artistic experiences are limited, as the fall blows in, Dallas Museums are ready to welcome you for a visit.

If you are ready to venture out and enjoy some family time at the museum, have no fear for your socially-distanced guidelines are here!

Dallas Museum of Arts 

DMA offers many enriching opportunities to engage with art and learn through online resources as well as their social media channel. Although these resources are exceptional, DMA is ready to welcome you back to experience the arts. DMA has new measures for cleaning schedules and officially reduced their visitor capacity to allow for an attainable social distance.

What To Expect: Following the Dallas County regulations, all visitors and employees are required to wear a face mask while visiting the Museum. If you happen to forget your face mask, do not worry! DMA will provide facemasks if needed. However, refusal to wear a face mask will result in a denial of entry to the Museum.

The Museum is limited in traffic flow by organized entry and departure. Before you visit, please note, you will need to reserve your free general admission ticket online.

Are you a DMA member? You will still be able to attend special exhibits free however, DMA is requiring their members to reserve ahead with their DMA membership.

Changes to hours: 

Closed Monday through Wednesday

Thursday and Friday: 2 PM – 8 PM

Sunday: 11 AM – 5 PM

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science 

Dallas Perot Museum of Nature and Science is one of the most exceptional treasuries of Science. The Perot Museum offers exhibits, films, and programs for all ages. Within the Museum’s unique hands-on approach to learning, the staff has taken extensive safety measures to ensure your comfort as you explore.

What to Expect: All visitors age 3 and up will be required to wear a facemask at all times. There are many changes to tickets and timed entry, with no groups larger than 10!

The Museum has created a way for you to walk right in using their “self-scan” option. However, this will require you to purchase your ticket in advance.

The Perot Museum offers many unique levels that will require social distancing and safety measures. Please click the “Know Before You Go,” to be ready for this awesome experience.

Changes to hours:

Friday and Saturday:  10 AM – 5 PM
(Members – Saturday: 9 AM – 10 AM)

Sunday: 11 AM – 5 AM
(Members – Sunday 10 AM – 11 AM)

Last exhibit entry: 4 PM

The Café will be open daily from 11 AM – 2 AM  

African American Museum

The African American Museum of Fair Park gives each visitor an unforgettable experience with a wide range of inspiring folk art, African art, Black Renaissance painting, and so much more. Experience the astonishing intellect, exhibits, and programs all while widening your knowledge of African American History. There is always something new to discover! 

What to Expect: The Museum is open and ready to educate! When you enter the museum you will be greeted by the friendly staff as they check your temperature. All visitors will be asked to follow the social distancing stickers on the floor and to wear their face mask.

The museum is open with a limited 25% capacity so click here for all your questions.

Changes to hours:      

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays: 12 PM – 5 PM

Museum of Biblical Art

Take a Sunday afternoon to explore the rich history preserved at the Museum of Biblical Art. You will be intrigued by the many exhibits and galleries as you explore Ancient Jerusalem. This gem of Dallas is a quiet space to uplift your spirit.

What to Expect: You will be encouraged to keep a safe distance and follow Dallas Guidelines as you visit. Since there is no touching of Art and Exhibits there is a reduced need for extensive cleaning between groups, however, the staff will continue to provide a safe environment as you social distance during your visit.

For groups and tours click for more details. 


Changes to hours:

Wednesday – Saturday: 11 AM – 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM – 5 PM

The Sixth Floor Museum

Plan your visit back in time! The Sixth Floor Museum will take you through the life, legacy, and assassination of JFK with vivid real-world experiences. Be ready to step into the 1960’s culture as you walk through this museum, which is the very place of historic events! Be ready to take in many emotions as you relive history!

What to expect: There will be a capacity limit of 25 guests per entry time. The museum is not a very large space. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is asking their guests to purchase tickets in advance at their website.

Changes to hours:

Wednesday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Explore events that changed our world as you take a walk through history with men and women who endured in such an unimaginable time. Listen to the voices as you imagine a time without a strong stance on human rights. Learn about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and how it became based on dignity, liberty, equality, and brotherhood.

What to expect: Face coverings for all visitors ages 2 and up are required and social distancing is enforced. The Museum also asks that all visitors wear a mask that does not have valves or a vent. The Museum will provide a disposable mask to any guest if needed.

Like all Dallas Museums, each staff member will have their temperature taken daily and there are hand sanitizing stations throughout the museum.

There is a limit to capacity, so the Museum is requiring you to purchase your ticket in advance.

Changes in hours:

Wednesday – Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM

Friday:  9 AM – 10 AM
(Members/Senior Citizens special visiting hours)

Dallas Heritage Village

This beautiful 20-acre living museum is perfect for the entire family. Step back to the 19th-century pioneer and Victorian homes as you discover the life of an ordinary Texan during this time. Your family will make memorable experiences as you walk through the beautiful Dallas Heritage Villiage. There are many events to choose from.

What to expect: The museum has taken many precautionary measures to ensure you enjoy your stroll through the beautiful museum. While some of the buildings are closed, there are many still open to visitors. The Villiage askes that all visitors wear a mask inside any building.  Visitors are allowed to walk the grounds and enjoy the rich heritage of Dallas without a mask.  Visitors are even encouraged to bring their picnic lunch and enjoy it outside.  For more information before visiting the museum give the ticket office a call at 214-421-5141.

Changes in hours:

Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 2 PM

Thursday: 6 PM – 9 PM

Enjoy the art and culture of Dallas and let us know all about your visit. 








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Carlean Robson is a free spirit country gal, born and raised in Louisiana. She moved to Texas shortly after marrying her sweetheart, Mr. Larry Robson. Carlean quickly made Texas her home, graduating from the University of Texas at Tyler and moving to Dallas. She taught for seven years before, beginning her current adventure as a stay-home-mom of her fantastic four: Jackson, Levi, Lydia, and Baby Olivia. Often, you can find Carlean supporting moms; teaching engaging activities for toddlers, or simply sharing various tips and tricks for parents. Carlean is always sharing her heart in the hope to encourage and uplift others.


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