Hours of Operation

Tuesday 12:00 noon - 5:00 PM
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 12:00 noon - 5:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 noon - 5:00 PM


Enter through Gate 5 at Historic Fair Park.

At this time The African American Museum will continue to require masks, temperature checks and social distancing while visiting the museum. Thank you for your understanding.

Frequently Asked Questions to Plan your Visit

If you need help, we have a list of frequently asked questions and answers. We strive to give you the best experience possible. Click a question below to view the answer.

Regular Daily Operating Hours

Monday                 Closed

Tuesday                 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday           Closed

Thursday                Closed

Friday                     12 noon to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday                12 noon to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday                    Closed

State Fair Operating Hours
Last Friday in September – Third Sunday in October
Open Seven Days a week from 10 AM – 7 PM

The African American Museum is open on the following holidays:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

July 4th (Independence Day) open from 12-5 PM

Closed in observance of the following holidays:
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year’s Day

For more information about visiting the Museum, please contact us by phone at 214-565-9026, ext. 328, via email at or, or visit our website at

The African American Museum, Dallas is located at 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX, in Historic Fair Park.

PetsSelfie sticks
Food and DrinksGuns
Scissors3D Weapons
Aerosol cans, including pepper spray and MaceKnives
ToolsPen Knives
SmokingPlacards, signs, or banners

Admission to the Museum is free, except for tour groups over 10. Download our Field Trip and Tour Form Here.

Yes, but only during special events or exhibitions. Please visit our website at or Eventbrite to purchase tickets.

No. There are currently no authorized agents, organizations or companies permitted to sell tour packages on the museum’s behalf. Beware of offers, websites, and other unauthorized information.

Please consult for information on public transportation in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metropolitan area.

Yes. There is public parking available. Charges apply during the State Fair of Texas.

Please give consideration to the possibility of inclement weather when planning your visit to the Museum. Check local forecasts before traveling. In the event of inclement weather, please dress accordingly.

No food and drinks allowed in the Museum. Bag lunch facilities are not available in the Museum.

For more information about visiting the Museum, please contact us by phone at 214-565-9026 or by email at

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