Spring Break at the Perot Museum

Perot Museum logoExtending to two weeks this year, Spring Break at the Perot Museum will come chock-full of fun and exciting science March 5-20, 2016. [Read more…]

Perot Museum Brings Living Light, a Collector’s Treasure Trove

01._Glowing_mushrooms_DF.3833From flickering fireflies and glittering jellyfish to quirky and priceless collectibles, fantastic 3D films and more, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science boasts a bright and bountiful line-up for the 2015-2016 season.

Two not-to-be-missed traveling exhibitions will top the offerings – Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence (Oct. 31, 2015 – Feb. 21, 2016and Eye of the Collector (April 15 – Sept. 5, 2016). Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence illuminates the mesmerizing world of plants and animals that glow, from the deepest parts of the ocean and beyond.  [Read more…]

The Game is Afoot at the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science has been a wild success since opening Feb. 14! All ages have flocked to experience the mystery-solving adventure, where visitors are transported to 19th-century Victorian London to become detectives, using hands-on forensic techniques and tools to solve a baffling crime.

Presented in English and Spanish, the bilingual traveling exhibition runs through May 10, 2015. Visitors will be transported to 19th-century Victorian London as they become the detectives, using hands-on forensic techniques and tools to solve a baffling crime. [Read more…]

Are You Ready for Extreme Math at the Perot Museum?

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What do heart-stopping rides on a 3D virtual snowboard, blood splatters and random footprints, movie director James Cameron’s submarine plunge to the bottom of the ocean, storm chasers, zombies and the band Le Cure have in common? They’re all part of the jam-packed 2014-2015 season – the second full year of offerings – at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas.

2theXtreme: MathAlive!

Designed to be one of the most interactive and inspiring exhibitions exploring the world of mathematics ever to tour, 2theXtreme: MathAlive! promises to spark imagination and reveal not only math at work, but the endless possibilities of math.

The exhibition, which has drawn huge crowds across the U.S., brings to life the real math behind what kids love most – video games, sports, fashion, music, robotics and more. Through nearly 40 unique, interactive experiences, the bilingual exhibition takes math from its native form into the applied worlds of design, engineering, technology and science.

The exhibition is presented nationally by RaytheonThe local presenting sponsors of 2theXtreme: MathAlive! are The Episcopal School of Dallas and St. Philip’s School and Community Center. The local supporting sponsor is Texas Instruments

2theXtreme: MathAliveis free for museum members. Non-members pay a surcharge along with purchase of general exhibits admission for a total admission cost of $21 for adults (18-64), $17 for youth (12-17) and seniors (65+), and $15 for children (2-11). All children under 2 are free. General admission prices subject to change. 

Visitors, including members, are strongly encouraged to purchase/reserve tickets in advance at perotmuseum.org to avoid sell-outs and waiting in line.

About the Perot Museum

From Labor Day through Memorial Day, the general hours of operation for the Perot Museum are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. On Labor Day weekend, the Museum will be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30; and noon-7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31. On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum will remain open until 9 p.m. for its public First Thursday Late Night events.  Please check the website at perotmuseum.org for holiday and special hours.

Members-only extended hours! From 8:30-10 a.m. every Saturday and 10 a.m.-noon every Sunday, members can enjoy exclusive access to the Perot Museum, plus members-only access to the Moody Family Children’s Museum from 10 a.m. – noon every Monday (except for Labor Day on Sept. 1 when there is special early access from 8:30-10 a.m.). Please check perotmuseum.org for other special member-only hours, holiday hours, extended hours and unexpected closings.


Museum general admission ticket prices are $15 for adults (18-64), $12 for youth (12-17) and seniors (65+), $10 for children (2-11), and free for children under 2. General exhibit hall admission is always free for members. General admission prices subject to change. 

Admission to the theater is $5 for a short film (20 minutes) and $8 for a long film (40 minutes) for adults, students, seniors and children. For members, admission to the theater is $5 (short film) and $6 (long film). Children under 2 are free.

PAID PARKING. General parking and handicap parking is available in the main Museum parking lot, a pay-to-exit lot located under Woodall Rodgers Freeway across from the Museum. Limited additional handicap and hybrid/electric vehicle parking is available in the Special Permit lot, located directly west of the Museum. Pricing is $8 per car when paid on-site (at box office, ticket kiosks or upon exiting the lot) and $3 for Museum members (at box office or lobby kiosk only).

MEMBERSHIP. Memberships (personal and gift) are $55 for students, $75 for individuals, $90 for dual memberships, $110 for Family, $170 for Family Plus, and $260 for Family Plus Platinum. Patron level memberships also are available for $350 and up.

The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit perotmuseum.org or call 214-428-5555.