Dallas, Texas: Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Named after Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot, the off-kilter cube features an earthquake simulator, sliced human cadavers, and everything you ever wanted to know about fracking. At night: the big frogs outside glow an eerie green.
Address:
2201 N. Field St., Dallas, TX
Directions:
North side of downtown. I-35E exit 429C (northbound) or 430A (southbound). Turn east onto Victory Ave. Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto Olive St. Drive a quarter-mile. Turn right onto N. Field St. Drive a quarter-mile to the museum, on the right.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
214-428-5555
Admission:
$15
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Dallas, Texas - Wacky Science Museum Named After Ross Perot
Perot Museum of Nature and Science: H. Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire businessman, was known during his two failed bids as a presidential candidate for dancing with his wife to the song Crazy by Patsy Cline. It was his way of acknowledging that people considered him a little nuts. [12/09/2012] Complete Story...

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