Things To Do

Freedman’s Cemetery
Established as a burial ground for Dallas’ early African-American population in 1861. This is one of the largest Freedman Cemeteries in the country. The beautiful memorial was built in late 1990 to commemorate this important site.

Pike Park
Originally named Summit Play Park, it was constructed in 1915 located in Little Mexico

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza
Chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history

African American Museum
Institution dedicated to the research, identification, selection, acquisition, presentation and preservation of visual art forms and historical documents that relate to the African American Community

Juanita Craft Civil Rights House
National Parks Service – Historical Places of the Civil Rights Movement official site

The Dallas Holocaust Museum / Center for Education and Tolerance
Dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust, and to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference, for the benefit of all humanity.

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