Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas Texas



Dallas Heritage Village located near the heart of downtown Dallas, Texas is home to 30 authentic historical buildings relocated here over the last 40 years from North Texas cities such as Plano, Carrolton, from land that is now DFW Airport and the Cedars Neighborhood which is the current site.

Old City Park, the first city park in Dallas is now the 20 acre Dallas Heritage Village, housing the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and victorian homes in Texas.  Come out and stroll the brick pathways under the large shade trees and get a feel for the lives of ordinary Texans from more than 100 years ago.  Signs in front of the historical structures explain the background and history of the buildings.  Nip and Tuck, two  resident Mammoth Jack Stock Donkeys will delight visiting families.  Across the way a rooster is diligently guarding the hen house.  A special time to visit Dallas Heritage Village is the Christmas Season when an event called Candlelight is held.  Victorian decorations take you back to a Christmas long ago as carolers roam the village and entertainers compete for your attention all seen through the wonder of a multitude of lighted candles.  Period cooking demonstrations fascinate the adults and children participate in yuletide crafts.  Nip and Tuck are on hand for donkey carriage rides around the village or perhaps you prefer and old fashioned hay ride.  Admission to Dallas Heritage Village is $9 per adult, $7 senior (65 and over) and $5 for children (4-12 years.)  Your self guided tour may be enhanced with an audio history of the buildings using your cell phone.Their is a virtual tour on the website Dallas Heritage Village.org.  For more information visit the website or call 214-421-5141  Dallas Heritage Village is open Tuesday thru Saturday 10AM-4PM and Sundays from 12Noon-4PM.  They are closed on Mondays and closed during the months of January and August.  The address is 1515 South Harwood Street, Dallas Texas 75215  The approximate 60,000 visitors per year include school groups, locals as well as foreigners visiting Texas.

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