History & Culture

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy. The Library and Museum accomplishes its mission by preserving and providing access to Presidential records and other donated collections, hosting public programs, creating educational initiatives, preserving artifacts, and producing innovative museum exhibits.


 

Old City Park Historic Village

Dallas Heritage Village is a living history museum portraying life in North Texas from 1840-1910. The museum is comprised of 38 historic structures & boasts a working Civil War era farm, a traditional Jewish household, elegant Victorian homes, a school, a church & commercial buildings.


 

Sixth Floor Museum

Opened in February 1989, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza attracts an average of 450,000 visitors annually. Among the many points of interest for museum visitors is the opportunity to gaze through the sixth floor windows overlooking Dealey Plaza to observe the route of the Presidential motorcade as it passed in front of this building on November 22, 1963. In October 1993, the National Park Service formally designated the building and Dealey Plaza as being part of the Dealey Plaza Historic Landmark District.


 

McKinney Avenue Trolley

The mission of the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, a heritage or historical trolley system operating restored vintage electric streetcars, is to recreate how a real trolley system of the early to mid-twentieth century looked and operated. In cooperation with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, it is also an integral component of 21st century public transit in Dallas.