The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

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Museums in Dallas

The Dallas Forth Worth area is full of history and culture. Take time to discover a few of the amazing museums during your next visit.

National Scouting Museum - 3 miles
Established in 1959, the National Scouting Museum is the official museum of the Boy Scouts of America. This museum is committed to preserving the rich, 100-year history of the Scouting movement by collecting, organizing, preserving and displaying some of Scouting's greatest treasures.

 

Mustang Sculpture Exhibit - 5 miles
The Mustangs of Las Colinas is the largest equestrian sculptures in the world. This breathtakingly realistic bronze sculpture of nine wild mustangs running across a granite stream is located at Williams Square Plaza.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum - 11 miles
This museum is one of the area's best attractions. Discover the huge collection of aircrafts. The quality of the aircraft collection and the airworthy condition of nearly all of the aircraft on display sets this museum apart from other aircraft museums. Many of the museum's aircrafts continue to fly on a regular basis. On any given day, visitors may active aircraft on the museum's ramp.

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum - 11 miles
Explore the famous Robert Ripley collection and discover some of the most fascinating and bizarre oddities from all corners of the globe.

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza - The JFK Museum - 15 miles
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Dallas Museum of Art - 15 miles
The Dallas Museum of Art is home numerous collections including American masterpieces by Church, O'Keeffe and Wyeth, contemporary art by Pollock, Rothko, Warhol and Lichenstein, European and impressionist art by Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Monet, and art of the Americas, Africa Asia and the Pacific.

Trammell & Margaret Crow Asian Art Museum - 15 miles
The Crow Collection is a permanent set of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. The museum also offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning.

Dallas Holocaust Museum - 15 miles
The Dallas Holocaust Museum is dedicated to reducing prejudice by teaching about the Holocaust, preserving the experiences of those who survived and honoring the memory of those who perished.  The museum contains a meaningful exhibit of photographs and artifacts depicting the Holocaust and Jewish life in Europe.

Museum of American Railroad - 16 miles
Museum of the American Railroad possesses a comprehensive heavyweight passenger car collections, with a complete pre World War II passenger train including a Railway Post Office and baggage car, coaches, lounge cars, This museum is a must see for any railroad fan.