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Venues:  Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Where:  2201 N. Field St.
Dallas, TX 75201
Hours:  10am–5pm Mon–Sat; 11am–5pm Sun. Jun–Aug, the museum is open until 6pm. Visit the website for special holidays, extended hours and unexpected closings.
Price:  $20 adults; $13 youth 2–17; $14 seniors 65 and older. Free for children under 2. $2 discount for tickets purchased online.
Phone:  214/428-5555
Web:  perotmuseum.org
Map:  Click for map
Visit the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, now open after 10 years of planning and more than $185 million in fundraising. The museum’s 11 permanent exhibit halls are:

Moody Family Children's Museum, Lamar Hunt Family Sports Hall, Discovering Life Hall, Being Human Hall, Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovations Hall, The Rees-Jones Foundation Dynamic Earth Hall, Tom Hunt Energy Hall, Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall, Expanding Universe Hall, T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall, and the Rose Hall of Birds.

The Moody Family Children’s Museum has a play place crafted from the Dallas skyline, a miniature Dallas Farmer’s Market complete with reusable shopping bags and a flower cart, and the Great Trinity Forest with a kid-sized campsite and displays of live insects and reptiles. Step inside the enclosed baby and toddler park for some playtime with your little ones or head outside to uncover what’s buried in the Little Bend Fossil Dig.

This venue can accommodate children with special needs.

Visit perotmuseum.org/visit-the-museum/accessibility.html for information about handicap parking, entrances and exhibits, wheelchairs and mobility scooters, children's strollers and wagons, service animals and more.

For guests in wheelchairs or for those with limited mobility, the Hoglund Foundation Theater is equipped with seating for wheelchairs along with companion seating. Devices for closed captioning and descriptive audio are available on select films when they are provided by the distributor.

Upcoming Events at Perot Museum of Nature and Science
6/22/2018: Social Science – Being Human

6/23/2018 - 1/6/2019: Ultimate Dinosaurs
Based on groundbreaking research from scientists around the world, Ultimate Dinosaurs reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar – dinosaurs that are unfamiliar to most North Americans.

7/5/2018: Summer Nights – Summer Science
Perot stays open late for special programming, speakers, performances, hands-on demonstrations, and interactive activities.

7/13/2018: Journey to the Jurassic Sleepover
Journey back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the world! Learn about these amazing beasts at a dino science talk, make your own fossil footprint to take home, get your face painted like a dinosaur’s, and go on a museum-wide scavenger hunt.

7/14/2018: Discovery Days – Biology

8/2/2018: Summer Nights – Wizarding Science
Perot stays open late for special programming, speakers, performances, hands-on demonstrations, and interactive activities.

8/10/2018: Social Science – Prehistoric

8/11/2018: Discovery Days – Fossils

8/17/2018: Special Needs Sleepover
Bring the family and enjoy the museum at an evening that’s designed just for you! You’ll get access to all the permanent exhibit halls and be able to take part in sensory activities, watch a 3D film, bust a move at a Dino Dance Party.

8/31/2018: Ultimate Dinosaurs Sleepover
Get access to the traveling exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs at this overnight adventure.

9/8/2018: Discovery Days – Animals

10/13/2018: Discovery Days – Maker

10/19/2018: Social Science

12/8/2018: Discovery Days – Dinosaurs

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