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The Best Museums in Dallas

See all of the impressive art collections and galleries you need to check out on your next visit

The Crow Collection
2010 Flora Street 
Opened in 1998, the Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art’s goal is to bride a gap between Eastern and Western artistic culture. Their eclectic collection features pieces from China, Japan, India, Korea and Southeastern Asia spanning from historical to contemporary.

The Dallas Museum of Art
1717 North Harwood Street
Dallas’s premiere art museum and one of the epicenters of classic and modern art in the country, Dallas Museum of Art’s collection is made up of more than 24,000 objects—dating from the third millennium BC to the present day—so there’s always something new to explore on a rainy day.

Dallas Contemporary
161 Glass Street
Forging the avant-garde frontiers of modern art, Dallas Contemporary is a non-collecting, not-for-profit museum that cycles through experimental exhibitions from local, national and international artists.

Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Finished in 1972, this unique, light-swept building was designed by Louis I. Kahn and is considered one of the most important architectural works of the last few decades. The museum houses a small but selective collection and also features traveling exhibitions.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
“The Modern,” as it is often referred to, houses one of the most expansive collections of post WWII art in the central United States. With pieces in its permanent collection from the likes of Pablo Picasso, Susan Rothenberg, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock and Gerhard Richter, it’s easy to see why this museum is considered a local gem.

Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
A serene and distinctive oasis from the bustle of the city, the Nasher Sculpture Center is one of the most respectable collections of modern and contemporary sculpture in the world. The collection includes works from Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Jeff Koons, Alberto Giacometti, Willem de Kooning and Auguste Rodin.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science
2201 North Field Street
The five floors contain 11 exhibit halls with state-of-the-art video and 3D computer animation that allows visitors to engage with startlingly life-like simulations. With interactive spaces indoor and outdoor, there’s never a dull moment at the Perot.