See in 3D at the The Hoglund Foundation Theater at the Perot Museum

A flood of fascinating, brain-boosting and money-saving experiences is forecasted this summer as the Perot Museum of Nature and Science produces Texas-sized offerings. From the largest and most comprehensive Maya exhibition to tour the U.S., to the inspiring Dream Big 3D film, the Perot Museum will offer cool adventures complete with discounts, extended hours, Discovery Camps, adults-only Social Science, sleepovers and more.

The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience is the Museum’s cutting-edge 297-seat theater featuring brilliant 4K digital projection, immersive surround sound and incredible RealD 3D capabilities that come together to create an unmatched theater experience.

This summer includes colossally cool films featuring young, inspiring engineers, dinosaurs and today’s enchanted animal kingdom! To view trailers and film schedules, go to

MAYA: HIDDEN WORLDS REVEALED (through Sept. 4, 2017)

History, mystery and culture collide in the largest traveling exhibition about the Maya ever to tour the U.S. Presented by Highland Capital Management,the exhibition brings together nearly 250 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, that still has millions of living descendants today.

Through hands-on activity stations, guests of all ages can decipher hieroglyphs, learn cultural and architectural techniques, and explore an underworld cave, ancient burial site, mural room and more. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, requires a surcharge for members and non-members. Members always enjoy free general admission and get up to half-off on tickets to Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed.

DREAM BIG 3D (opens May 26)

From the world’s tallest building to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big 3D – narrated by Jeff Bridges – celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.


Take off on a prehistoric adventure with dinosaurs over 70 million years ago. Presented by BBC Earth and narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, the film lets audiences see and feel what it was like when astonishing dinosaurs ruled the Earth. The 20-minute film features two dinosaurs discovered by Perot Museum paleontologists – Pachyrhinosaurus and Nanuqsaurus.

WILD AFRICA 3D (through Sept. 4)

Ride across, over and through the magical realms of the most dramatic continent on Earth: Africa. Plunge into fantastic places, meet amazing creatures and discover the fascinating secrets of this enchanted kingdom. Narrated by Helena Bonham Carter and presented by BBC Earth, Wild Africa 3D runs approximately 20 minutes.

To expand accessibility for families, the Perot Museum’s Community Partners Ticket Offer provides $1 general admission and $1 admission to Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed for individuals and families enrolled in qualified state and federally supported assistance programs. The offer is valid for up to seven immediate family members Memorial Day through Labor Day (May 26-Sept. 4, 2017).

And the Perot Museum offers free general admission year-round to educators in Texas and its bordering states. Find details about all admission discounts at

Perot Museum Summer Hours

From May 26-Sept. 4, the Perot Museum will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday with new expanded Sunday hours from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Members enjoy exclusive access to the Perot Museum and Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed from 9-10 a.m. every Saturday and 10-11 a.m. every Sunday. The Museum will be closed for routine annual maintenance Sept. 5-7. Regular hours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. will resume Friday, Sept. 8.

The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. Museum general admission is free for members. For ticket information, parking maps and other details visit or call 214-428-5555.