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New Dallas science museum named for Ross Perot

When the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens, visitors will be able to feel the ground shake beneath them in an earthquake simulation, program a robot to navigate a maze and even test their speed against a virtual Tyrannosaurus rex.

Previewing the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, from A to Z

It took the folks at the Perot Museum three years, almost to the day, to build the 180,000 square feet of architecture, green initiative, science, nature, families, technology and awesome that were unveiled to the media this week.

Thinking Inside the Cube

“I never approached it as a beautiful object,” says famed architect Thom Mayne. “If people like it or don’t like it stylistically, well, I can’t please everybody. I’m much more interested in making something compelling and interesting.”

Style and Sustainability of Precast Concrete

The case study—the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas—is examined in detail to show how its precast concrete panels can contribute to design excellence, including sustainability, high performance, efficient construction, and advantages for o

Perot Museum of Nature and Science set for Dec. 1 opening

When the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens, visitors will be able to feel the ground shake beneath them in an earthquake simulation, program a robot to navigate a maze and even test their speed against a virtual Tyrannosaurus rex.

The Perot Museum rocks, no bones about it

As I looked at the sandstone, limestone, evaporite and a gigantic amethyst geode in the Lyda Hill Gem & Minerals Hall of the Perot Museum of Nature & Science, I couldn’t help but think that this place really rocks.

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