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George Bush Presidential Library & Museum - The library and museum is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the preservation, research, and exhibition of official records, personal papers, and memorabilia of George H. W. Bush.

Texas Discovery Gardens & Butterfly House - The Gardens feature native plants and plant species from other regions of the world that are adapted to the challenging climate and soils of North Texas. Plants are also selected for their benefits in providing habitat for native wildlife, including butterflies, bugs, and birds.

Athens Scuba Park - Get away and enjoy the beauty of the waters at Athens Scuba Park. A wide range of 30+ wrecks to explore. Dive the first Greyhound bus that country singer Ray Price toured in, to the Take Two, a triple-deck houseboat. Also down under lays a Lockheed C-140 Jet Star plane as well as a DART bus.

National Scouting Museum - A tribute to the rich history of the Boy Scouts of America. The size of a football field, this massive state-of-the-art facility features a Norman Rockwell art gallery, virtual reality adventures, hands-on learning experiences, and a historical collection that traces the Scouting movement from its beginnings.

Children's Aquarium at Fair Park - Designed with kids in mind. With eye-level, interactive zones and exhibits, everyone can enjoy and learn something new about our aquatic friends from around the world. 6 different zones to fascinate you and your family.

Dallas Zoo - Features many exotic and endangered species amidst tree-lined paths and beds of flowers. Exhibits include the Chimpanzee Forest and the Endangered Tiger Habitat.

South Dallas Cultural Center - If the black experience is what you crave, the South Dallas Cultural Center is where you belong! With everything from classes for the education-minded to finger-poppin' jazz jams for the young and the old hipsters, the Cultural Center is a community resource for south Dallas residents, and visitors alike.

Dallas Heritage Village - Nestled among 13 beautifully wooded acres, the village includes Victorian-era homes, a depot, hotel, section house, shotgun house, school, church, log cabin, tipi, general store, gift shop, print shop, bank, law office, doctor's office, dentist's office, bandstand, a farmhouse, restaurant, and outbuildings of various kinds.

Dallas Museum of Art - From legendary impressionist paintings to breathtaking contemporary sculpture, the permanent collection of the DMA represents some of the most powerful works of art ever assembled under one roof.

Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations - State-of-the-art facility hosts music, dance, theater, and other special events presented by regional, national and international artists.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History - Explore history and science all in one place. Including the Noble Planetarium and Omni Theater, an IMAX dome. Other exhibits also help educate visitors.

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center - Visit with hundreds of rare and endangered animals from around the world that roam free on 1,500 acres of unspoiled countryside.

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza - Permanent, educational exhibition on the life, death and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. Exhibits feature photographs, artifacts, 30-minute audio tour and six films. Located at the former Texas School Book Depository.

The Music Hall at Fair Park - Nestled among the greatest concentration of genuine exposition art deco architecture in the world, the Music Hall at Fair Park made it's grand theatrical debut on October 10, 1925 and continues to please audiences with great productions, including Broadway favorites.

Museum of Nature & Science - The Museum is about helping kids of all ages understand why and how things work -- everything from the solar system to honey bees, from dinosaurs to sound waves. It is a place where kids can use their senses of touch, sight, hearing, smell, and imagination to understand the wonders of science and mathematics.

Southfork Ranch - Experience television history and Texas hospitality at Southfork, the world's most famous ranch! Internationally recognized as the filming location for the long-running "Dallas" series, Southfork operates today as both a tourist attraction and an event and conference center.

Summer Fun Water Park- The 7+ acre water park is a real refresher during the legendary Hot Texas Summers. Drench yourself in the excitement at Summer Fun Water Park. For a real splash, try the 40 foot tower with three giant waterslides. Fly down 900 feet of twists and turns before plunging into the cool waters below.

African-American Museum - The only museum in the Southwestern United States devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials. It has one of the largest African American folk art collections in the United States.

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History - Serving the Brazos Valley in many ways since its founding in 1961. There is no other museum within a 100 mile radius of Bryan and College Station which focuses on natural and cultural history and encourages human interaction with nature.

Cavanaugh Flight Museum - Trace the steps of a century of flight. Walk past wood and fabric aircraft from the World War I era. Pass by significant aircraft of the 1930s and World War II periods. Stop and study the early jet planes of the 1950s. Walk on and look with amazement as newer, faster, more efficient aircraft technologies continue to be developed.

Blue Bell Aquatic Center - Cool off in the outdoor leisure pool and work out in two indoor pools. The Aquatic Center is a beautiful three-pool complex composed of an indoor six-lane competition pool, a heated therapy pool and the outdoor leisure pool.

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden - Features 66 superbly landscaped acres of towering trees, fragrant gardens, and lush lawns that beckon you out of the city's bustle into a serene and beautiful world.

Dallas Farmers Market - Celebrate the season harvest of fresh farm produce and other scrumptious products available to shoppers. Sampling, educational classes and special activities for children are FREE.

Museum of the American Railroad - Exists to share the rich history and heritage, as well as the current and future development of the institution of the American Railroad. This is accomplished through artistic, cultural, and educational programming and outreach.

Dallas World Aquarium - Features the worlds largest freshwater aquarium filled with giant catfish, and huge turtles. The aquarium portion features approximately 85,000 gallons of beautiful saltwater exhibits. Visitors can also enjoy a Rainforest exhibit.

Frontiers of Flight Museum - See, hear, and touch some of the rare artifacts that have contributed to the exciting history of air travel. On display is a World War I Sopwith "Pup" biplane along with hundreds of models, uniforms, decorations, engines and propellers.

Fort Worth Zoo - Visit the Fort Worth Zoo and see more than 5000 exotic and native animals in beautifully landscaped natural habitats. The Fort Worth Zoo, established in 1909, is the oldest continuous zoo site in Texas and one of the top zoos in the nation.

Hall of State - Built by the State of Texas for the 1936 Centennial Exposition, the Hall of State has hosted events honoring presidents, royalty, heads of state, and other dignitaries for over sixty years.

Legoland Discovery Center - Inside, you'll enjoy incredible adventures with jungle explorers, ride into the unknown on dragons, construct intricate buildings and vehicles, see the local area in astonishing miniature detail in LEGO MINILAND. Discover the power of your own imagination!

Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley - The Mission of The Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley is to provide a child-centered, hands-on, interactive environment for learning and discovery for children.

Six Flags Over Texas - For generations, Six Flags Over Texas has defined Lone Star thrills. From Giant-sized coasters to family-friendly rides and shows, you will enjoy a larger than life entertainment experience that is distinctly and unforgettably Texas.

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum - Official state Hall of Fame, Museum and Repository for the Texas Rangers Law Enforcement Agency.

Theatre Arlington - In addition to audience favored farces, popular musicals and beloved youth shows, Arlington Theatre throws a couple of dramas into the mix as well - ensuring there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.