Fair Park is home to a number of museums, gardens, and performance venues. ((courtesy, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau))


Fair Park is the site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition and features the world's largest collection of 1930s Art Deco exhibition buildings. It welcomes more than 7 million visitors a year to its outstanding museums, gardens, and performance and amusement venues. The African-American Museum is the only museum in the southwestern United States dedicated to preserving African-American artistic, cultural, and historical materials and has one of the largest African-American folk art collections in the United States. Other museums include the Museum of the American Railroad, the Museum of Nature & Science, the Women's Museum, and the Children's Aquarium at Fair Park. Fair Park is also home to a number of performance venues, including the Music Hall at Fair Park, Superpages.com Center, Magnolia Lounge, and the Fair Park Band Shell. Included in the park's collection of Art Deco buildings is Centennial Hall, erected in 1936 to celebrate Texas's 100-year history; the Automobile Building; and the Embarcadero Building, known during the world's fair as the Food Exhibit Building.

 
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Address:
1121 First Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75210


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