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Meet The Whynauts!

Bring the wonders of the Perot Museum to your classroom or home through a new interactive, educational series. 


Generously brought to you by the Perot Foundation and the Lamar Hunt Family.
Pilot episode presented by PetroCap.

Behind every great National Geographic Story is a great storyteller

Join us as we welcome some of National Geographic’s most prominent and engaging explorers in this season’s National Geographic Speaker Series.

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Spotlighting African American Leaders In Science

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, in partnership with the African American Museum, Dallas, is excited to announce that local architect and emerging artist Daniel M. Gunn is the winner of the Staircase Project design competition.

See the winning design   

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Don't Miss
Alamosaurus skeleton in the Life Then and Now Hall at the Perot Museum.

Our Gargantuan Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons

You definitely couldn't miss them anyway — these prehistoric beasts will be the first thing to greet you when you walk into the T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall


Giant purple amethyst geode in the Gems and Minerals Hall at the Perot Museum.

Two tons of sparkle

Take a look inside a giant amethyst geode on our Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall exhibit hall page — and in the actual hall!

Start Spelunking

Two girls running alongside a cheetah on a giant screen in the Perot Museum Sports Hall.

The Ultimate Race

Think you're faster than a T. Rex or a cheetah? What about NFL running back Jamaal Charles? Step up to the starting line in the Lamar Hunt Family Sports Hall, and get ready to run.

Ready, Set, Go!

Dinosaur bone under stand with small hands digging in the Children's Museum at the Perot Museum.

Become a Junior Paleontologist

Dig for dinos in the outdoor sand pit inspired by real fossil digs from Big Bend! Grab a vest, a scoop, a shovel, and a rake and join our team of junior paleontologists in the Moody Family Children's Museum on the Lower Level.

Start digging

Perot Museum guests watching the indoor tornado form in the Dynamic Earth Hall.

See a Tornado Up Close

Reach your hands inside a tornado simulator inside the Rees-Jones Foundation Dynamic Earth Hall to feel the airflows and observe the formation of these infamous and powerful storms.


Our Gargantuan Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons

Two Tons of Sparkle

The Ultimate Race

Become a Junior Paleontologist

See a Tornado Up Close

Experience the Museum

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