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Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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pleasant walk through North Texas history

We are history buffs and enjoy “living history museum” sites, especially in regions that are... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
ellenbee56
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Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania
Dallas History Lesson

This city park is a must see. It is an assemblage of historic homes and buildings built in and... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2018
Emilysdad73
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Lewisville, Texas
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Located on the grounds of Dallas's first city park, Dallas Heritage Village is the perfect place to step back in time. You can immerse yourself in the lives of Texans during the pioneer and Victorian eras. The buildings are all part of North Texas...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1515 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75215-1204
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

We are history buffs and enjoy “living history museum” sites, especially in regions that are unfamiliar to us. Visiting from PA, this site helped us get a feel for Texas’ pioneer past. We spent a pleasant couple of hours walking the loop that connects a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This city park is a must see. It is an assemblage of historic homes and buildings built in and around Dallas. There are frontier homes, early city homes, a turn of the century Main Street, and even a pre civil war home. If you like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not much there, but it's a neat area worth exploring. Cool vibe with lots of restaurants and shops if that's your thing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful historic vernacular buildings brought from all corners of Texas. I visited too late in the day to see all of the structures but those I did make it into were interesting. Very pleasant area to walk around. Will return to explore more fully.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place was great to see a small collection of buildings from Dallas’ history! Was nice to combine it with the history of other places. Can be done quickly, so makes a nice short stop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Nice collection of homes and business from the 1800’s and early 1900’s. Seemed a bit deserted. There was only a handful of docents , but most of the buildings had nice description boards. Nice way to enjoy a couple of relaxing hours, especially if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this place. Best for grade school aged kids since. Pioneer life/how people lived in 1800-eary 1900s. General store, blacksmith shop, bank, school house, and dentist are some of the buildings you can see. Parking is free and we spent about 2hrs which is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We choose three places to visit on our one day whistle stop tour of Dallas. The Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, the Heritage Village and the 6th Floor Dealey Plaza. It was an eclectic mix which suited us well. This Heritage Village was the cheapest to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We were presently surprised as this turned out to be a great day out. There are plenty of building to walk around and it gives you a feel for how Dallas used to be The staff were very friendly and enthusiastic she explaining about the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 8 April 2018

They have some volunteers to give you an informative tour of some of the buildings. The Blacksmith, the Farmstead, and school were nice because they have people dressed up in that era.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Heather M
9 October 2017
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Response from deaconallan | Reviewed this property
I am afraid that I do not know. However, the price of admission is rather reasonable. We enjoyed visiting this past (2017) summer.
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agnes n
18 July 2017
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Response from dhvillage2016 | Property representative
We have a wheel chair available for visitor use if requested. All of our walkways are paved and there is a ramp entrance into all the exhibit buildings. The above answer mentioned our Ticket Office parking lot which has... More
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acloar
7 June 2017
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Response from dhvillage2016 | Property representative
There is a local food truck that serves snow cones that we have had present at a past event. However, we do not have the food trucks here daily. Water and soft drinks are for sale in our Ticket Office and ice cold root beer... More
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