Getting to the Perot Museum
Lot A is Special Permit Accessible/Electric parking (accessible via River St.)
Lot B is main Museum parking (under Woodall Rodgers, accessible via Broom St.)
Lot C is Bus/Overflow parking (accessible via Broom St.)
Other lots are additional paid area parking
Main Museum Parking Lot
Available for members, nonmembers, and those with accessibility needs. The main Museum parking lot, located under Woodall Rodgers Freeway, is covered and well-lit 24 hours a day. Once you park, there is a safe crosswalk on the north side of the lot heading toward the Museum, which leads visitors up the ramp toward the main entrance.
Accessible parking is available in the Museum Parking lot. As you enter the lot, an attendant can help direct you to the closest available accessible spot.
Main Museum Parking Lot Pricing
Parking in the Museum parking lot is open for everyone as available. Parking is purchased upon exit, not upon entry.
- Nonmember parking is $10 and can be purchased at the Box Office or upon exiting the lot.
- Member parking is $5 and must be purchased at the Box Office prior to leaving the building to receive the discounted rate.
- Founders Circle members always receive free parking.
- Parking is paid per vehicle; not per person.
Special Permit Parking Lot
Available to those with accessibility needs or hybrid/electric vehicles.
Limited additional accessible and hybrid/electric vehicle parking is available in the Special Permit Parking lot as available, located directly west of the Museum. Entrance to the Special Permit Parking lot is located on River Street and controlled with a gated entry. At the gate, press the button to speak with security and request access to the hybrid/electric parking.
If all accessible parking spots in the Main Museum Parking Lot are full, limited additional accessible parking is available in the Special Permit Parking Lot, located on the west side of the building. Entrance to the Special Permit Parking lot is located on River Street and controlled with a gated entry. At the gate, press the button to speak with security and request access to the accessible parking.
Alternate Parking Lots
In the event the Main Museum Parking Lot is full, there are alternate lots located near the Museum within walking distance. These lots are not affiliated with the Museum in any way. The Museum is not responsible for pricing or payment, nor for any theft or damage to vehicles parked in any of these alternate lots.
DARTThe DART bus and rail system provides easy access to the Perot Museum. Take any of the rail lines (Red, Blue, Orange or Green) to downtown and get off at either the West End or Akard Station. The Museum is several blocks north, at the intersection of Field and Woodall Rodgers.
You can also take a bus to the West Transfer Center and walk two blocks north from there. Routes 27, 29 and 183 pass alongside the Museum. If coming from the downtown Dallas area, you can take the FREE D-Link/Route 722 bus, which offers a circular bus route traveling through south Uptown, downtown and north Oak Cliff. Visit dart.org to learn more.
To plan your trip, you have alternate options for travel:
- Use the DART Trip Planner at dart.org
- Call customer service at 214.979.1111
- Go to m.dart.org on your mobile device for real-time bus and rail information
- Persons with disabilities should call 214.515.7272
Walking and Biking
Conveniently located near the American Airlines Center entrance/exit of the Katy Trail and within walking distance from Klyde Warren Park and the Arts District, the Perot Museum welcomes visitors arriving on foot or via bicycle. Several bike racks are located on site for visitor use.
Visit our historic location in Dallas’ Fair Park! The Perot Museum of Nature and Science Education and Research location showcases many of the exhibits from the historic Dallas Museum of Natural History, and provides a workspace for our research and collections departments.
Open Saturdays from noon–5pm
Admission is $1 for the general public and free for Museum members
Open During the State Fair (September 29-October 22) from noon–5pm
For more information, see our Fair Park page.