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Classic Dallas Landmarks

Got friends visiting Dallas and unsure where to take them sightseeing? We know what that’s like. You can live in a city for years, feel like you know it backwards and forward and yet when it comes time to give a tour your mind goes blank. The list below should help.

1. Cotton Bowl

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Cotton Bowl is an outdoor stadium in the south central United States, located in Dallas. Opened 86 years ago in 1930 as Fair Park Stadium, it is located in Fair Park, site of the State Fair of Texas.
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Address: 3750 The Midway, Dallas, TX 75215, United States
Phone: 214-670-8400

2. Old Red Museum

Dramatic 1890 red sandstone courthouse exhibiting city annals & artifacts plus events & programs.
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Address: 100 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
Phone: 214-757-1914

3. Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located on the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building in downtown Dallas, Texas, overlooking Dealey Plaza at the intersection of Elm and Houston Streets.
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Address: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
Phone: 214-747-6660

4. Thanks-Giving Square

Thanks-Giving Square is a public-private complex in the City Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas.
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Address: 1627 Pacific Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, United States
Phone: 214-969-1977

5. Dallas Holocaust Museum

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education & Tolerance is a Holocaust museum located in Dallas, Texas.
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Address: 211 N Record St #100, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
Phone: 214-741-7500

6. Dallas Arts District

The Arts District is a performing and visual arts district in Downtown Dallas, Texas. It is south of State Thomas, southeast of Uptown, north of the City Center District, west of Bryan Place and east of the West End Historic District.
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8. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a 66-acre botanical garden located at 8617 Garland Road in East Dallas, Dallas, Texas, on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake.
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Address: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, United States
Phone: 214-515-6500

9. Morton H Meyerson Symphony Center

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The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center is a concert hall located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas.
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Address: 2301 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, United States
Phone: 214-849-4376

10. Meadows Museum

The Meadows Museum also known as the “Prado on the Prairie” is a museum in Dallas, Texas. A division of the Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts, houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Spanish art outside of Spain, with works dating from the 10th to the 20th century.
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Address: Southern Methodist University, 5900 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205, United States
Phone: 214-768-2516

11. Nasher Sculpture Center

Located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, the Nasher Sculpture Center is home to the Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world.
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Address: 2001 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, United States
Phone: Not Available

12. Reunion Tower

Landmark observation deck featuring light shows, 360-degree city views, 2 restaurants & a gift shop.
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Address: 300 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75207, United States
Phone: 214-712-7040

13. George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Museum housing the archives of the George W. Bush presidency, 43,000 gifts & a replica Oval Office.
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Address: 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205, United States
Phone: 214-346-1650

14. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial

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The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial is a monument to U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in the West End Historic District of downtown Dallas, Texas erected in 1970, and designed by noted architect Philip Johnson.
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Address: 646 Main St, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
Phone: 214-747-6660

15. Pioneer Plaza

Pioneer Plaza is a large public park located in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas. It contains a large sculpture and is a heavily visited tourist site.
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Address: 1428 Young St, Dallas, TX 75202, United States
Phone: 214-953-1184

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