Dallas, Texas Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Dallas and the surrounding area.

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  • Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    The Colony, Texas

    The late Barney Smith's collection of 1,400 artwork toilet seats is displayed in the main building of a food truck beer garden that opened in 2019.

  • National Videogame Museum

    National Videogame Museum

    Frisco, Texas

    More than 100,000 artifacts. Play "Pong" on a giant retro-TV, learn about The Crash of 1983 on the Timeline of Consoles, recall countless hours frittered away on each platform.

  • World's 2nd Largest Ball of Barbed Wire

    World's 2nd Largest Ball of Barbed Wire

    Grand Prairie, Texas

    Rolled in Arizona by Lyle Lynch, the ball contains 16 miles of barbed wire wrapped around a silver dollar.

  • Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    The Colony, Texas

    Well into his 90s, retired plumber-turned-artist filled his garage museum with 1,400+ fanciful toilet lid artworks. Barney Smith's collection is now displayed in the main building of a food truck beer garden.

  • Unrequited Love Carvings

    Unrequited Love Carvings

    Waxahachie, Texas

    Ornate county courthouse, dwarfing the surrounding town, and decorated with carved, contorted stone faces that are part of a legend.

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